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Official: Treasury: correspondence on rating relief., 04 Jun 1927 - 18 Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/64

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Correspondents include: Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (5); Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (4); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Edward Hale [Treasury]; Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Also includes copy letters and minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin.Subjects covered by the file include: suggestions for reform of the rating system and profits tax; attempts to broaden the appeal of the government; the effect of local rates on industry; difficulties with health and education block grants; Poor Law reform; local government funding; Ministry of Health estimates.


  • Creation: 04 Jun 1927 - 18 Nov 1927

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