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Official: Cabinet: papers 430 - 459., 02 Apr 1925 - 09 Nov 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/44

Scope and Contents

Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Balfour, Chairman of the Committee on Civil Research, on the British Dye Industry, and, as Lord President of the Council, on the Rosyth [Fife, Scotland] Dockyard; 1st Lord Haldane on the dye industry; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including the Finance Bill (Safeguarding of Industries); the Board of Trade Advisory Council's monthly report on the trade outlook; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the East African Development Loan, the Colonial Probates (Protected States and Mandated Territories) Bill, and, as Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on the award of the Irish Boundary Commission; Air Vice- Marshal John Higgins, Air Officer Commanding in Iraq, on Mosul [Iraq] and previous Turkish incursions into Iraq; Sir Henry Dobbs, High Commissioner for Iraq, on Mosul; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the French war debt; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on volunteers for work in a General Strike, the award of the Irish Boundary Commission, the Petroleum Bill, the Police Pensions Bill, and emergency arrangements in case of strikes; Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education; a Board of Education memorandum on Church Schools; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health; Sir William Robinson, Secretary, Ministry of Health, on the maintenance of local services in case of strikes; Bolton Eyres-Monsell, Chief Whip, on House of Commons business, autumn 1925; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on the Government of India (Civil Services) Bill; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; the report of the recommendations and extracts from minutes of the Imperial Economic Committee, for increasing the consumption of Imperial products; a draft of the Petroleum Bill; a draft of the Colonial Probates Bill; Foreign Office memoranda on the Iraq frontier dispute; a draft of the Police Pensions Bill; a Treasury and Admiralty memorandum on the Pembroke [Wales] and Rosyth Dockyards; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne], Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, on the Land Settlement (Facilities) Amendment Bill; a draft of the Land Settlement Bill; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on the reduction of armaments; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet, on the food supply in time of war, and air raid precautions; the report by the Committee of Imperial Defence on the wartime food supply; Alexander Flint, Principal Assistant Secretary, Admiralty, on the wartime food supply; the report of the Committee of Imperial Defence sub-committee on air raid precautions; the report of the Committee of Imperial Defence on the protection of the civil population against gas attack. Cabinet Paper 436 not present.Also includes: an extract from the Manchester Guardian on the economic consequences of John Maynard Keynes.Printed index at CHAR 22/48.


  • Creation: 02 Apr 1925 - 09 Nov 1925

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (102 folios, including pamphlets))

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CP 430 (25) - CP 459 (25)


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