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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 03 Jul 1927 - 31 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/46A-B

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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 until 1927, then Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; John Gretton MP; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; the Editor of the Times [Geoffrey Dawson]; Alfred Hurst; Government Actuary [Sir Alfred Watson]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue from 1927]; Financial Secretary [Arthur Samuel, later 1st Lord Mancroft]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise, from 1927]; Gilbert Upcott [Deputy Controller]; Frederick Leith-Ross [Deputy Controller of Finance]; Percival Waterfield; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Subjects include: estimates for various government branches and the armed forces, and details of revenue and expenditure; the Empire Marketing Board; the national debt; agricultural subsidies; relations with the Soviet Union; various tax and duty matters; the cost of maintaining forces in the Middle East and China; various measures to reduce government spending; industry rates; the abolition of various government departments; war pensions; financial planning; the totalisator.


  • Creation: 03 Jul 1927 - 31 Dec 1927

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