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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 - 39., 27 Jul 1923 - 29 Jan 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/28

Scope and Contents

Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: draft instructions for the British representative at the 25th session of the governing body of the International Labour Office; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including the export of arms to the Soviet Union, the Merchant Shipping (International Labour Conventions) Bill, the Anglo-German Treaty and British Seamen, the Merchant Shipping bill on recognition of foreign shipping regulations, the Former Enemy Aliens (Disabilities Removal) Bill and the Safeguarding of Industries (Amendment) Bill; Sir John Anderson [Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office, later 1st Lord Waverley] on draft conventions on night baking adopted by the International Labour Conference; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on naval marriage allowances, appointing temporary ex-servicemen to the Civil Service, and Navy Estimates (1925-1926); a note from a representative of the Westminster Bank on the economic situation in Germany; a copy of the Merchant Shipping (International Labour Conventions) Bill; a Treasury note on the Russian Trade Agreement; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, thanking the Governor of Hong Kong [Sir Edward Stubbs] for giving the profits of wartime shipping control towards the expenses of the Singapore naval base, on the draft bill on the Imperial Institute and Australian concerns over the restoration of the gold standard; a copy of the Former Enemy Aliens (Disabilities Removal) Bill; a copy of the Imperial Institute Bill; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on milk legislation; Edward Wood [later Lord Irwin and Lord Halifax] Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, on milk legislation and the Agricultural Returns Bill; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] on his visit to the United States to discuss disarmament, opium, the League of Nations and internal American politics; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the disposal of surplus munitions to foreign countries, the status of the Egyptian army and the command of the Sudan Defence Force; Sir Samuel Hoare, [later 1st Lord Templewood] Secretary of State for Air, on the defence of Iraq; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, with a special report on unemployment and on juvenile unemployment; Sir Otto Niemeyer, [Controller of Finance, Treasury], on the restoration of the gold standard; a draft of the Agricultural Returns Bill; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on the command of the Egyptian army; Field-Marshal 1st Lord Allenby [High Commissioner for Egypt] on the command of the Egyptian army; Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education on juvenile unemployment and the divisions of opinion over Egypt; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on changing British Summer Time and the Borough Councillors (Alteration of Numbers) Bill; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet] on business of the Home Affairs Committee and a list of bills to come before it; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the Poor Law Emergency Provisions Continuance (Scotland) Bill and the Public Health (Scotland) Amendment Bill; drafts of the Poor Law Emergency Provisions Bill and the Public Health Bill; Sir William Mitchell-Thomson, [later 1st Lord Selsdon], Postmaster-General, on wireless telephone links to Europe, and whether these should be run by the Marconi Company or the Post Office, and on the Wireless Telegraphy and Signalling Bill; a draft of the Wireless Telegraphy Bill; a draft of the Borough Councillors (Alteration of Numbers) Bill; a draft bill for the exemption, in certain circumstances, of foreign ships from the Merchant Shipping Acts; Wilfrid Ashley, Minister of Transport, on the further programme of road works; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on Navy Estimates, 1925-1926.Printed index at CHAR 22/48.


  • Creation: 27 Jul 1923 - 29 Jan 1925

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (136 folios, including pamphlets))

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

CP 1 (25) - CP 39 (25)


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