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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 27 Mar 1928 - 24 Apr 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/89

Scope and Contents

Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (2); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; officials of the National Chamber of Trade, including James Clark and Sir William Perring; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; the Secretary of State for the Dominions, Leo Amery; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (5); Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton]; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health]; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; Sir Patrick Gower of Conservative Central Office; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade]; Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Also includes: reports of the policy procedure committee, and the Cabinet policy committee; conclusions of the 9th and 10th meetings of the policy committee; other Cabinet papers; a [Hansard] copy of WSC's [budget] financial statement.Other matters concerning the scheme covered by the file include: the suggested exemption of industry from rates; the Ministry of Health settlement; the decision to exclude railways; coal, iron and steel rates; the liquid fuel tax; details of the Poor Law reform of 1834.


  • Creation: 27 Mar 1928 - 24 Apr 1928

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1 item(s) (1 file (85 loose folios))

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Former / Other Reference

Includes policy committee papers, P(28)20 - P(28)21


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Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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