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Official: Treasury: papers and correspondence on block grants., 20 Aug 1926 - 25 May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/62

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Correspondents include: Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (5); Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury] (3); Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (2); Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (3).Also includes: Cabinet Committee on Block Grants papers, including its composition and terms of reference, memoranda by WSC (2), Percy (2), Chamberlain (2), and Home Secretary [Sir William Joynson Hicks, later 1st Lord Brentford], conclusions of meetings, reports, and notes by Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; copy letters from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin; notes of an interview with Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War].Subjects covered by the file include: excluding police grants from the block grants scheme; secondary distribution of the general grant to minor authorities; the education grant; Poor Law reform; the general grant versus service grants.


  • Creation: 20 Aug 1926 - 25 May 1927

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