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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/91

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Percy Thompson [Deputy Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue]; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); William John MP; Alfred Faulkner [Under-Secretary for Mines and Petroleum] (2); Lord Mayor of Newcastle [Stephen Easten]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (2); Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport]; Roland Nugent, Director of the Federation of British Industries; William Lee of the Mining Association of Great Britain.Also includes: copy letters and minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] and Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; memoranda from the Ministry of Transport and a Welsh MPs deputation; tables on rates and profits for various industries.Matters concerning the scheme covered by the file include: discussion of where the relief should go in relation to depressed industries; railway and transport matters, including the railway freight scheme and dock charges; the situation in the South Wales coal-field; the coal export trade.


  • 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928

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1 item(s) (1 file (91 loose folios))

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