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Official: Cabinet: Unemployment Committee: papers 755 - 766., 23 Jun 1925 - 16 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/73

Scope and Contents

Includes papers from various individuals on unemployment, including: Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on land drainage relief schemes; a Department of Overseas Trade report on the export credits scheme, and a note on agricultural machinery for Argentina; Wilfrid Ashley, Minister of Transport, on additional road and bridge schemes for the relief of unemployment; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour; Sir Alfred Mond [later 1st Lord Melchett] on subsidies for unemployment relief; an Unemployment Grants Committee note on further works; reports on the progress of unemployment relief schemes; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd- Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on transport development and cotton growing in East Africa; extracts from the minutes of the Unemployment Committee on breaking up obsolete merchant vessels.Also includes: the 4th interim report of the Unemployment Grants Committee; a Board of Trade memorandum on transport development and cotton growing in East Africa; a Ministry of Labour report on unemployment benefit claimants.


  • 23 Jun 1925 - 16 Dec 1925

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (60 folios, including pamphlets))

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