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Official: Treasury: papers and correspondence on economising the current expenditure., 19 Jun 1927 - 21 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/48

Scope and Contents

Includes drafts and copies of letters sent out in the name of the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, to the following ministers on reducing their departmental expenditure for 1927-1928: Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Dominions, Leo Amery; First Lord of the Admiralty, William Bridgeman; Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Minister of Health, Neville Chamberlain; the 1st Commissioner of Works, 1st Lord Peel; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans; Secretary of State for Air, Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood]; Postmaster-General [and Chief Civil Commissioner], Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon].Also includes: notes and memoranda from various Treasury officials including James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer], Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise], Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services], George Ismay, and Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; correspondence from Hoare (4), Mitchell-Thomson, Chamberlain, Gilmour, Worthington-Evans, Christopher Bullock [Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air], and Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland [Minister of Labour]; copies of Cabinet Committee on Expenditure papers.


  • Creation: 19 Jun 1927 - 21 Dec 1927

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (123 folios))

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