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Official: Cabinet: papers 401 - 429., 24 Oct 1924 - 21 Oct 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/43

Scope and Contents

Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: the Board of Trade Advisory Council's monthly review of the trade outlook; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on the position at Canton [later Guangzhou, China]; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on Turkey's position over the Iraq frontier, and the German attitude to security negotiations; Joseph Caillaux, the French Minister of Finance, on the French war debt to Britain; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on airship development and the reduction of the Rosyth [Fife, Scotland] and Pembroke [Wales] Dockyards; extracts from Cabinet minutes on airship development; 1st Lord Haldane, Chairman of the Committee of Imperial Defence, on the attitude of the Air Ministry and Admiralty to airship development; Sir George Crichton [Comptroller of the Lord Chamberlain's Office] on the return of the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor] from abroad; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air, on airship policy, air force expansion for home defence, and pay for entrants into the Fighting Services; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on Poor Law reform; extracts from Cabinet minutes on the housing situation in Scotland; a Ministry of Labour memorandum on the wages and conditions of railwaymen; Victor Wellesley [Deputy Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office] on the German attitude to security negotiations; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the Mosul [Iraq] question between Turkey and Iraq at the League of Nations, and, as Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on changes in the Canadian Government; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on pay for entrants into the Fighting Services; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Supply and Transport Organisation; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on Safeguarding of Industries; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet, on forthcoming business for the Home Affairs Committee; a Foreign Office note on disarmament talks at the League of Nations; Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham], Attorney General, on the current law covering strikes and sedition; Admiral Brian Barttelot, Director of Dockyards and Repairs, on the reduction of the Rosyth and Pembroke dockyards; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the ratification of International Labour Conventions, the employment of disabled ex-service men, and, as Acting-Chairman of the Committee on Marriage Allowances for Naval Officers and Pay for Entrants into the Fighting Services, on rates of pay for Army and Air Force tradesmen.Printed index at CHAR 22/48.


  • Creation: 24 Oct 1924 - 21 Oct 1925

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (131 folios, including pamphlets))

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