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Official: Cabinet: papers 260 - 279., 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/97

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: the report of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee, on co-operation in financial assistance to Imperial development; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on royal assent to legislation and the conduct of Labour Justices of the Peace during the General Strike; the interim reports of the Committee on the report of the Royal Commission on the coal industry; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on the constitutional crisis in Canada, and the position of foreign consuls in the dominions; 1st Lord Byng, Governor-General of Canada, on the constitutional crisis; Arthur Sladen, Secretary to Lord Byng; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on poor relief to strikers' dependants in Scotland; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the transfer of churchyards in Wales, the Factories Bill, and emergency regulations for the General Strike; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India; Sir Denys Bray, Foreign Secretary, Government of India, on India's attitude to the Soviet-Afghan dispute over the island of Urta Tagai [in the river Oxus]; [Sir Francis Humphrys], British Minister Plenipotentiary in Kabul [Afghanistan]; [1st Lord Reading, earlier Rufus Isaacs], Viceroy of India; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the report of the Select Committee on Civil Service Estimates; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air, on the control of German aviation; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on railway volunteers during the General Strike; Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on the provision of school meals and the report of the Legislation Committee on trades union legislation; a draft of the Factories Bill; Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun], Financial Secretary to the Treasury, on the Isle of Man (Customs) Bill; a draft of the Isle of Man Bill; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook; the Board of Trade Advisory Council's monthly review of the trade outlook; the 2nd report of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee; reports of the committee on questions affecting inter-Imperial relations; [1st Lord Forster], Governor-General of Australia, on the position of foreign consuls in the dominions.Printed index at CHAR 22/106.


  • Creation: 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (103 folios, including pamphlets))

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CP 260 (26) - CP 279 (26)

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