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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 11 Oct 1925 - 27 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/13A-B

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Includes carbon copies of minutes from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Alfred Hurst; Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Financial Secretary [Ronald McNeill, later 1st Lord Cushendun]; Ernest Gowers [Permanent Under-Secretary for Mines]; Government Actuary [Sir Alfred Watson].Subjects include: various measures to reduce government spending; estimates for various government branches and the armed forces; the road fund; inter-allied debt; various tax and duty matters; unemployment; affairs in Northern Ireland; penny postage; WSC's relationship with Fisher; the proposed betting tax; relations with the Soviet Union; gold sales; Colonial Office reorganisation.


  • Creation: 11 Oct 1925 - 27 Dec 1925

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2 file(s) (2 bound files (202 folios))

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