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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 26 Feb 1928 - 19 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/87

Scope and Contents

Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (2); Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Secretary of State for the Dominions, Leo Amery; David Monteath [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for India]; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on his disagreement with WSC; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; William Brown [Private Secretary to the President of the Board of Trade]; Harold MacMillan MP [later 1st Lord Stockton]; Sir Thomas Davies MP.Also includes: reports of the departmental committee, and the sub-committee on Scottish rating relief; conclusions of the 4th and 5th meetings of the Cabinet policy committee; other Cabinet papers.Other matters concerning the scheme covered by the file include: comments in the Liberal yellow book; railway rates; the proposed time table; retention by local authorities of the fixed rate; the proposed exemption of new industrial property from rates; the fixed rate on industrial subjects and the rating of agricultural subjects in Scotland.


  • Creation: 26 Feb 1928 - 19 Mar 1928

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1 item(s) (1 file (112 loose folios))

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Includes policy committee papers, P(28)7 - P(28)13


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