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Official: Cabinet: papers 301 - 329., 20 Jun 1925 - 11 Jul 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/39

Scope and Contents

Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Francis Humphrys, British Minister Plenipotentiary at Kabul [Afghanistan] on the execution of an Italian subject in Kabul; 2nd Lord Lytton [Viceroy and Acting Governor- General of India] on the Italian reaction to the execution; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the unclaimed pay of native carriers from the East Africa campaign, and suppressing the Kuomintang in Malaya [later Malaysia]; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame,later 1st Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade; Sidney Webb [later 1st Lord Passfield], former President of the Board of Trade, on the Bankruptcy and Companies Winding-up (Fees) Bill; a draft of the Bankruptcy Bill; Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon], Postmaster-General, on telephone capital expenditure; 4th Lord Salisbury, [earlier Lord Cranborne] the Lord Privy Seal, on the iron and steel industry; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on suppressing the Malayan Kuomintang, negotiations with France for a security pact, and on an anti-alcoholic congress; Sir Bertram Cubitt, Assistant Under-Secretary of State, War Office, on the Kuomintang; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Financial Secretary to the Treasury, on the Isle of Man (Customs) Bill and the Public Works Loan Bill; drafts of the Isle of Man and Public Works Bills; a summary of the conferences between 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, and 1st Lord Reading [earlier Rufus Isaacs], Viceroy and Governor-General of India, on subjects including the general situation in India and the Reforms Enquiry Report; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary; a draft of the Dangerous Drugs Bill; drafts of the Treaty of Mutual Guarantee between Belgium, Britain, France, Germany and Italy; extracts from the minutes of the Committee of Imperial Defence on the situations in Akaba (Arabia), Egypt and Morocco, and on the draft Treaty of Mutual Guarantee; a Foreign Office memorandum on the proposed security treaty's application to the western and eastern frontiers of Germany; Sir Cecil Hurst [Legal Advisor to the Foreign Office] on the security treaty and Germany; a Foreign Office memorandum on the outlook for China; a Treasury memorandum on the parliamentary candidature of State servants; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet, on the Unemployment Insurance Bill; Edward Wood [later Lord Irwin and Lord Halifax] on the beet sugar industry; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the beet sugar industry; 1st Lord Weir on the beet sugar industry; a Treasury memorandum on telephone capital expenditure; the report of the Chiefs of Staff sub-committee of the Imperial Defence Committee, on the situation in China; a War Office memorandum on the Widows, Orphans and Old Age Contributory Pensions Bill; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil], Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, on disarmament. Cabinet Paper 313 not present.Also includes: the report of the Committee on the Parliamentary Candidature of Crown Servants.Printed index at CHAR 22/48.


  • 20 Jun 1925 - 11 Jul 1925

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (81 folios, including pamphlets))

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