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Official: Cabinet: papers 40 - 69., 13 Dec 1921 - 04 Mar 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/29

Scope and Contents

Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on airship development; the Financial Secretary to the Treasury [Walter Guinness, later 1st Lord Moyne] on the Trade Facilities Bill and Sandwich [Kent] Port and Haven Bill; a draft of the Sandwich Port and Haven Bill; the report of the Safeguarding of Industries Committee; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment benefit and the electrical trades union; documents concerning the settlement of inter-Allied war debts, with letters and speeches from 1st Lord Balfour [Lord President of Council], Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith], 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston [Foreign Secretary], WSC [Chancellor of the Exchequer], Clementel [the French Finance Minister] and also a plan for the general settlement of reparation and war debts and figures on national wealth for Britain, France and Germany; Edward Wood [later Lord Irwin and Lord Halifax], Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, on British Summer Time; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the Trade Facilities Bill, the defence of Iraq, the Restoration of Order in Ireland Act and Regulations, and the Army Supplementary Reserve; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on the United States and the Geneva Protocol and on the control of private arms manufacture; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on Weir houses; Field-Marshal 1st Lord Allenby [High Commissioner for Egypt] on the status of the Egyptian army and command of the Sudan Defence Force; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on proposals for an additional judge in the probate division, and the Administration of Justice Bill; a draft of the Sandwich Port and Haven Bill, including rates on vessels and goods; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on the Therapeutic Substances Bill, the London Quinquennial Valuation [of property] and the interim report of the Juvenile Unemployment Committee; a draft of the Therapeutic Substances Bill; a draft of the Roman Catholic Relief Bill; a draft of the Valuation (Metropolis) Bill; a draft of the Administration of Justice Bill; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Summary Jurisdiction (Separation and Maintenance) Bill, the Guardianship of Infants Bill and the Coroners Bill; drafts of the Jurisdiction, Infants and Coroners Bills; a Board of Trade memorandum on the export of arms and ammunition.Printed index at CHAR 22/48.


  • Creation: 13 Dec 1921 - 04 Mar 1925

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (107 folios, including pamphlets))

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Former / Other Reference

CP 40 (25) - CP 69 (25)

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