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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on assistance to railways., 20 Mar 1929 - 11 Apr 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/105

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Arthur Duckham (2); Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; [Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade]; Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport] (3); Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade]; Arthur Cane, Secretary, Railway Companies Association (2); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Also includes: detailed paper on the possibility of further freight relief; cutting from the Daily Express; a memorandum on privately owned mineral wagons; an extract from William Cunningham's "Growth of English Industry and Commerce".Other subjects include: repealing railway passenger duty.


  • Creation: 20 Mar 1929 - 11 Apr 1929

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