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Official: Cabinet: papers 479 - 499., 05 Jul 1923 - 19 Nov 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/20

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Olivier [Secretary for India] on action intended on the report of the Royal Commission (Lord Lee's) [1st Lord Lee of Fareham] on the Superior Civil Services in India; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet, on Cabinet procedure and the composition of the Home Affairs Committee and the Unemployment Committee; instructions to the Secretary of the Cabinet; a note on the constitution and terms of reference of Cabinet Committees established under the former Government; a Forestry Commission memorandum on its work; Edward Wood, [later Lord Irwin and Lord Halifax] Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, on sugar beet; a Foreign Office note on the history of the Zinoviev Incident; a memorandum by the Foreign Office on the Zinoviev Letter; Ramsay Macdonald [Foreign Secretary] on the Zinoviev Letter, with a copy of the letter itself, [supposedly from Grigory Zinoviev, President of the Executive Committee of the Communist International, to the Central Committee of the British Communist Party]; Christian Rakovsky [Soviet Charge d'Affaires in London] on the falsity of the letter; John Gregory [Assistant Secretary, Foreign Office] on the Zinoviev Letter; the Financial Secretary to the Treasury [Walter Guinness, later 1st Lord Moyne] on the Expiring Laws Continuance Bill; a copy of the Expiring Laws Continuance Bill; a Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries memorandum on sugar beet; Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, [later Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, later 1st Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade, on the Imperial Economic Committee, the proposed retail prices enquiry, the War Charges Validity Bill and a proposed commercial treaty with Germany; Sidney Webb [later 1st Lord Passfield] former President of the Board of Trade on the Imperial Economic Committee; the report of the Inter-Departmental Committee on the establishment of the Imperial Economic Committee; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor on the Law of Property and on judicial vacancies; a note from the Foreign Office on the China Indemnity (Application) Bill; a memorandum by the Foreign Office on the Boxer Indemnity Bill; Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham], Attorney-General; a copy of the War Charges Validity Bill; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on the times of Cabinet meetings and on his provisional programme of legislation; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on supply and transport organization; John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office] on supply and transport organization; Wilfrid Ashley, Minister of Transport, on the Canals (Continuance of Charging Powers) Bill; a copy of the Canals Bill.Printed index at CHAR 22/23.


  • Creation: 05 Jul 1923 - 19 Nov 1924

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (79 folios, including pamphlets))

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CP 479 (24) - CP 499 (24)

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Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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