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Official: Cabinet: printed papers., 02 Feb 1911 - 31 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/26

Scope and Contents

Cabinet papers on various subjects including: the deposition given by the Sultan of Zanzibar [Tanzania]; an "all British" route between the United Kingdom and Canada; legal precedents relating to the King appearing in court as a witness [relating to a libel case involving King George V]; the mental infirmity bill; report on national expenditure; the treatment of the feeble minded; labour exchanges and the Dominions; unemployment insurance; a new Science Museum in South Kensington [London]; the National Health Insurance bill; government buildings including the proposed reconstruction of the Colonial Office; canals; merchant shipping; the 1911 Imperial Conference; laws on conspiracy in Australia; the employment of children abroad; marriage facilities; a memorial to King Edward VII; the Official Secrets Bill; naval discipline in Dominion naval forces; industrial unrest including miners' strikes and conciliation via the Board of Trade; trading agreements with Portugal and a description of trade and employment issues.Also includes printed covering letters from WSC (2), Sydney Buxton [President of the Board of Trade] (2) and [Sir] Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] and a manuscript letter from George Askwith [Chief Industrial Commissioner].


  • 02 Feb 1911 - 31 Aug 1911

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

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