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Official: Cabinet: Unemployment Committee: Papers (CU) 704 - 723., 07 Jul 1924 - 16 Dec 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/25

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Charles Rey, Secretary to the Unemployment Grants Committee, on the work of the committee, and relief of the unemployed, winter 1924-1925; the third (interim) report of the proceedings of the Unemployment Grants Committee; Wilfrid Ashley, Minister of Transport, on the current position of the programme of road works for relief of the unemployed, electrical development, and the ability of the road fund to finance further schemes for the relief of the unemployed; a Department of Overseas Trade memorandum on the current position of the export credits scheme; Sir John Snell on new electricity developments; a summary list of schemes for the development of rural areas and the relief of unemployment; the report of the Unemployment Sub-Committee on assistance to shipbuilding; the interim report of the sub-committee on the current unemployment situation; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on assistance to shipbuilding; Sir Charles Walker, Deputy Secretary of the Admiralty, on the employment of additional men at the Admiralty; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury] on employing men at the Admiralty; a Ministry of Labour memorandum on training building trade labour; John Brooke [Secretary, Ministry of Transport] on the report of the port facilities committee of the chamber of shipping and commerce; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade; a Mines Department note on unemployment in the coal industry; Sir George Murray [Permanent Secretary to the Post Office] on unemployment relief work on telephone lines; a report on grants to the public utility companies; the report of the Unemployment Grants Committee on the Leith [Edinburgh, Scotland] Dock Extension Proposals; a Board of Trade report on zinc concentrates.


  • Creation: 07 Jul 1924 - 16 Dec 1924

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (129 folios))

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

CU 704 - CU 723

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