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Official: Cabinet: papers 170 - 200., 17 May 1922 - 15 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/94

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham, Attorney-General] on leaks to the press about the Budget; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on Government lands and buildings; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Roman Catholic Relief Bill and the Local Government Franchise (Extension to Companies) Bill; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on Government lands and buildings; a War Office memorandum on pay for Services personnel during strikes; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on pay for Services personnel and the treatment of Government servants during the General Strike; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; the report of the Committee on Mining Royalties; draft instructions to 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] for the Preparatory Commission for the Disarmament Conference in Geneva [Switzerland]; Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon], Postmaster-General, on Government lands and buildings; Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on the provision of school meals and the reorganization of the coal industry after the General Strike; Arthur Wood [Assistant Secretary, Board of Education] on Local Authority school meal provision; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on his revised programme of legislation, and a circular to Boards of Guardians on poor relief during the General Strike; the 3rd report of the Iraq Policy Committee; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on negotiations for the Turco-Anglo-Iraq Treaty; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on the coal negotiations; the reports of the Civil Constabulary Reserve Committee; 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood], Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, on the industrial position; a draft of the Illegal Strike Bill; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air, on Government lands and buildings; notes of a meeting on the termination of the General Strike; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs; Frank McDougall, the Australian representative on the Imperial Economic Committee, on reconstruction and industrial peace. Cabinet paper 180 not present.Also includes: press cuttings on WSC's 2nd Budget.Printed index at CHAR 22/106.


  • 17 May 1922 - 15 May 1926

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