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Official: Cabinet: papers 20 - 40., 18 Nov 1925 - 05 Feb 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/86

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet, on subjects including bills coming before the Home Affairs Committee; Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on reform of the constitution of the University of London; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India and 1st Lord Reading [earlier Rufus Isaacs], Viceroy of India, on Indian immigrants in South Africa; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; [Sir Francis Humphrys] British Minister Plenipotentiary at Kabul [Afghanistan] on Afghan relations with the Soviet Union; the report of the Agricultural Policy Committee; the report by the Naval, General and Air Staffs on the supply of coastal defence vessels and submarine mines to the Soviet Union; the report of the House of Lords Reform Committee; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the iron and steel industry and the Weights and Measures (Amendment) Bill; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on financial aid for local authorities instituting works for the relief of unemployment; the report of the committee on rural housing and slum areas; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, Joseph Coates, Prime Minister of New Zealand, [Sir William Allardyce], Governor of Newfoundland [Canada], [1st Lord Stonehaven, earlier Sir John Baird], Governor-General of Australia, [1st Lord Athlone, earlier Alexander Cambridge], Governor-General of South Africa and Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada, on the next Imperial Conference; an extract from the minutes of the Committee of Imperial Defence on the withdrawal of battalions from Iraq; Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun], Financial Secretary to the Treasury, on the Trade Facilities Bill and the Public Works Loans Bill; drafts of the Trade Facilities and Public Works Loans bills; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland; a draft of the Execution of Diligence (Scotland) Bill; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne], Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, on the Land Drainage Bill; a draft of the Land Drainage Bill; the report of the Luxury Tax Committee, on betting duty; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on Poland's claim to a permanent seat on the Council [of the League of Nations]. Cabinet paper 27 not present.Printed index at CHAR 22/106.


  • Creation: 18 Nov 1925 - 05 Feb 1926

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (64 folios, including pamphlets))

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CP 20 (26) - CP 40 (26)

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