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Official: Cabinet: papers 271 - 300., 06 May 1925 - 25 Jun 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/38

Scope and Contents

Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: a Foreign Office memorandum on the work of the League of Nations committee on sleeping sickness; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on German proposals to France for a security pact; the report of the Colonial Office Financial Mission to Iraq; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the position of loyalists in the Irish Free State [later Ireland]; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on Scottish Oils Limited, and the application of the iron and steel industry under the Safeguarding of Industries procedure; a Foreign Office memorandum on relations between Greece and Serbia over the Salonika [Greece] Railway; Sir William Mitchell- Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon], Postmaster-General, on the Wireless Telegraphy (Explanation) Bill, and on setting up a Cash on Delivery service; a draft of the Wireless Telegraphy Bill; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on Scottish Oils Limited, the Education (Scotland) Bill and the Rent Restriction Acts; the report of the Inter- Departmental Committee on the Factories Bill; a draft of the Education (Scotland) Bill; Edward Wood [later Lord Irwin and Lord Halifax], Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, on a suggested Agricultural Survey; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the Widows, Orphans and Old Age Contributory Pensions Bill, and the award of battle clasps; the report of the committee on the effect of increased death duties on agricultural interests; an India Office memorandum on Afghanistan; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on the Widows, Orphans and Pensions Bill; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on police pay; Lord Lee of Fareham, chairman of the Committee on Police Pay and Pensions; Sir William Horwood, Commissioner, Metropolitan Police; Sir John Nott Bower, Commissioner of Police of the City of London; a note by the Parliamentary Counsel on redrafting the Factories Bill; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the Widows, Orphans and Pensions Bill; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; a draft of the Rent Restrictions (Scotland) Bill; the Board of Trade Advisory Council's monthly review of the trade outlook; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the Unemployment Insurance Bill; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on arms export to the Soviet Union. Cabinet paper 287 not present.Also includes: an extract from the Board of Trade Journal on the value of post-war trade on a pre-war price basis; the report of the Committee on the Rent Restriction Acts.Printed index at CHAR 22/48.


  • Creation: 06 May 1925 - 25 Jun 1925

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (124 folios, including pamphlets))

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Former / Other Reference

CP 271 (25) - CP 300 (25)

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Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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