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Official: Cabinet: papers 340 - 359., 09 Feb 1926 - 25 Oct 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/102

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: a letter from the National Confederation of Employers Organization on the coal dispute; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Dominions, on the status of the Union of South Africa, and as Secretary of State for the Colonies, on rubber exports restriction; James Hertzog, Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, on status; Harry Batterbee [Assistant Secretary], Dominions Office, on the dominions' claims to seats on the Council of the League of Nations; Herbert Grant Watson [Counsellor, British Embassy at Lisbon, Portugal]; notes on negotiations with the Miners' Federation; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on recruitment into the Indian Civil Service; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War; a Committee of Imperial Defence memorandum on chemical warfare policy; 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; Sir Herbert Creedy [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for War] on chemical warfare policy; an extract of a speech by Stanley Bruce, Prime Minister of Australia, on the condition of the Empire; 6th Lord Somers, Deputy Governor-General of Australia; Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon] Postmaster-General, on subjects including postmark advertising and broadcasting controversial material; the 2nd report of the Wireless Telegraphy Commission; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on education grants; the 3rd report and minutes of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee; the Final Act of the International Conference on oil pollution of navigable waters; a draft brief for ministers on the Brussels [Belgium] Maritime Law Conventions; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air; an Air Staff memorandum on chemical warfare policy; 5th Lord Onslow [earlier Lord Cranley], Under-Secretary for War, on chemical warfare; Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham, Attorney General] and Thomas Inskip [later 1st Lord Caldecote, Solicitor General] on postmark advertising; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on housing subsidies; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Police (Appeals) Bill; a draft of the Police Bill; the report of the committee on compulsory arbitration in international disputes.Printed index at CHAR 22/106.


  • Creation: 09 Feb 1926 - 25 Oct 1926

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