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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 19 Jan 1927 - 30 Jun 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/45A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Alfred Hurst; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War]; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; Financial Secretary [Ronald McNeill, later 1st Lord Cushendun]; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Frederick Leith-Ross [Deputy Controller of Finance].Subjects include: the British film industry; various tax and duty matters; the national debt; the road fund; estimates for various government branches and the armed forces, and details of expenditure; war graves; civil service matters; the effect of changes in the franchise; afforestation; trade with the Soviet Union; the price of matches; the cost of operations in China; the economic situation in Germany and France; company law; reducing the rates; budgetary matters.

Dates

  • 19 Jan 1927 - 30 Jun 1927

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

2 file(s) (2 bound files (203 folios))

Language of Materials

English

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