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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 - 19., 16 Jun 1925 - 01 Feb 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/85

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: an extract from a speech by Lord Randolph Churchill on the power of urban landlords; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the supply of coastal defence vessels and submarine mines to the Soviet Union, and on the provisional programme of Board of Trade legislation; Sir Vincent Caillard, director of Vickers Limited, on the supply of arms to the Soviet Union; an extract from the minutes of the Committee of Civil Research on the Severn Barrage; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; [Sir Francis Humphrys], British Minister Plenipotentiary at Kabul [Afghanistan] on Soviet air bases in Afghanistan, and Soviet involvement in the Afghan Air Force; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary; Gerald Villiers, Assistant Secretary, Foreign Office, on the proposed International Economic Conference; Paul Hymans [the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs] on the International Economic Conference; a copy of King George V's Speech on the Opening of Parliament; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; a Treasury memorandum on Italian war-debts; the Board of Trade Advisory Council's monthly report on the trade outlook; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the provisional programme of Scottish legislation; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the provisional programme of Home Office legislation; Sir Samuel Wilson, Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies; a Colonial Office memorandum on the new treaty between Britain and Iraq; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air, on the retention of an additional battalion in Iraq; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, J Wauters, Belgian Minister of Labour, A Durafour, the French Minister of Labour, Brauns, the German Minister of Labour and Torretta, the Italian Ambassador to Britain, on the international regulation of working hours; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on the release of Northern Irish prisoners; Walter Magill, Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Northern Ireland, on the release of prisoners; Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland]; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty; an Admiralty memorandum on the mess standards of naval officers. Cabinet paper 2 not present.Printed index at CHAR 22/106.


  • Creation: 16 Jun 1925 - 01 Feb 1926

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (85 folios))

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CP 1 (26) - CP 19 (26)

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