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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 22 Feb 1928 - 27 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/88

Scope and Contents

Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Minister of Health, Neville Chamberlain on the fixed rate to be levied by local authorities and its revenue; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] on the proposed exemption of new industrial property from rates; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Cornelius Gregg [Inland Revenue]; Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] on the industrial prosperity grant.Also includes: reports of the distribution sub-committee, Sir Horace Hamilton's [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] sub-committee, the departmental committee, the Cabinet policy committee, the sub-committee on Scottish rating relief, and the policy procedure committee; conclusions of the 6th, 7th and 8th meetings of the policy committee; other Cabinet papers.Other matters concerning the scheme covered by the file include: public utility undertakings; its finance; definition of rateable value; the scheme and railway rates; estimates of the fluctuation of the total income tax profits of the heavy and basic industries.


  • Creation: 22 Feb 1928 - 27 Mar 1928

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1 item(s) (1 file (103 loose folios))

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Former / Other Reference

Includes policy committee papers, P(28)5 - P(28)8, P(28)11 - P(28)19


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