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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 01 Jan 1928 - 31 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/74

Scope and Contents

Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Frederick Leith-Ross [Deputy Controller of Finance]; Frederick Phillips [Principal Assistant Secretary]; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Sir Alfred Watson [Government Actuary]; Gilbert Upcott [Deputy Controller]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade]; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office]; Financial Secretary [Arthur Samuel, later 1st Lord Mancroft].Also includes a minute from Fergusson.Subjects include: the proposed profits tax; matters concerning rates and industry; liquid fuel tax proposals; estimates for various government branches and the armed forces; reducing the national debt; premium bonds; Foreign Office expenditure; budgetary considerations; death duty matters; savings certificates; an oil pipe line from Mosul [Iraq]; the betting tax.


  • 01 Jan 1928 - 31 Mar 1928

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