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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 04 Jul 1928 - 08 Aug 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/93

Scope and Contents

Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); Finlay Gibson and Thomas Richards MP of the Board of Conciliation for the Coal Trade of Monmouthshire and South Wales; Evan Williams [President, Mining Association of Great Britain]; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton]; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; Minister of Transport, Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple]; Frederick Phillips [Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; Sir Josiah Stamp (2); Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport] (2); Sir Herbert Walker, [General Manager] of Southern Railway; Sir Walter Raine MP.Also includes: conclusions of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd meetings of the Cabinet Unemployment policy committee; [Hansard] cuttings of House of Commons questions; details of the report of the Migration Sub-Committee; details of Ramsay MacDonald's motion on unemployment; notes on a meeting with representatives of the amalgamated railways and the metropolitan railway.Subjects covered by the file include: means to address the unemployment situation; details of the overseas settlement; railway freight relief; details of collieries closed in south Wales; the Industrial Transference Board; relief and docks, harbours and canals.


  • 04 Jul 1928 - 08 Aug 1928

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