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Official: Cabinet: papers 485 - 519., 07 Sep 1925 - 09 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/46

Scope and Contents

Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including paper duty; reports of Safeguarding of Industries committees on various industries; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; the conclusions of the Standing Committee of Civil Research on the iron and steel industry; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies; a Colonial Office memorandum on the development of British territory in West Africa; George Lane-Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] Secretary for Mines; a Mines Department report on the position of the coal industry; a Foreign Office note on the decision of the League of Nations on the Turkey-Iraq frontier; Sir Ronald Lindsay [British Ambassador to Turkey] on Turkey and Iraq; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on Anglo-French relations in Syria and the situation in China; Aristide Briand [the French Minister of Foreign Affairs] on Syria; the report of the Committee on Air Force expansion for home defence; a Colonial Office statement on British commitments in Iraq; notes of a Cabinet conference with the Irish Boundary Commission; 1st Lord Cave, Lord Chancellor, on the Tithe Bill; the report of the [Postal Service] Cash on Delivery Committee; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the ships' wireless operators' strike; a draft of the Mines (Working Facilities and Support) Bill; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the Tithe Bill; a note of the meeting between Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, and Henri de Jouvenel, French High Commissioner of Syria, on Anglo-French co-operation in the Middle East; a copy of the Articles of Agreement between the Governments of Britain, the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland; a War Office memorandum on the military situation in Iraq; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the Scottish Court of Sessions; 1st Lord Reading [earlier Rufus Isaacs], Viceroy and Governor-General of India, on Soviet infiltration of Afghanistan; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on Afghanistan; Victor Wellesley, Deputy Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office, on the situation in China; Aime de Fleuriau, French Ambassador to Great Britain, on the Chinese situation; Sir Ronald Macleay [British Minister to China]. Cabinet Papers 486, 489, 497, 500, 501, 512, 516 and 519 not present.Printed index at CHAR 22/48.


  • 07 Sep 1925 - 09 Dec 1925

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (180 folios, including pamphlets))

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