Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the liquid fuel tax., 06 Dec 1927 - 23 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/66

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (5); Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries]; Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (2); 1st Lord Weir.Also includes copy letters and minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury]; cutting from the Times.Subjects covered by the file include: taxing foreign liquid fuel; the distribution of the burden between different classes of consumers; reducing the burden on industrial and trade purposes; discussion of the form of the duty; reducing motor licence duties; use of paraffin in agriculture; details of petroleum products, the amount of oil retained from imported products, and petrol prices.


  • 06 Dec 1927 - 23 Dec 1927

Conditions Governing Access



1 item(s) (1 file (63 loose folios))

Language of Materials


The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.