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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 04 Apr 1928 - 20 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/75

Scope and Contents

Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Gilbert Upcott [Deputy Controller]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; President of the Board of Trade [Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton]; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; Sir Percy Thompson [Deputy Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue]; Frederick Leith-Ross [Deputy Controller of Finance]; Neville Bertram.Also includes notes by Fergusson and Marsh; a letter from Charles Ammon MP.Subjects include: savings certificates and the rate of national debt; the liquid fuel tax; rates and industry; estimates for various government branches and the armed forces; various tax and duty matters; the BBC broadcasting political speeches; Anglo-Persian Oil Company shares; railway relief; matters concerning the poor state of the mining industry; the betting tax and bookmakers; war debt; death duty matters; European disarmament questions, particularly Germany' role.


  • Creation: 04 Apr 1928 - 20 Dec 1928

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