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Official: Cabinet: notes., Feb 1909 - Apr 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/14

Scope and Contents

Includes a programme for the 1909 Parliamentary session and Cabinet papers on various subjects including: Supertax; the taxation of land values; stamp duties; increased death duties; assessment of property owners and the Finances Bill; report of the Poor Law Commission with recommended social reforms such as the classification of the poor and the establishment of labour exchanges; the Dairies (Scotland) bill and agricultural rates; Metropolitan Police finance; the Lake Magadi scheme for exploiting soda deposits; organisation of military forces throughout the empire; civil rights for government employees; the position of the Mullah; Home Office legislation affecting women including the regulation of industrial conditions and the treatment of female offenders; Indian reforms; state-aided emigration; and German imperial finance.Also includes manuscript notes by WSC on workhouses.


  • Feb 1909 - Apr 1909

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (55 pamphlets))

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