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Official: Cabinet: papers 360 - 379., 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/103

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil], Chancellor of the Duchy ofLancaster, on compulsory arbitration in international disputes; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the Police (Appeals) Bill, and poor relief for miners' dependants; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on loans for poor relief in areas affected by the miners' strike; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the strength of policing in the coal fields; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on trade union legislation and the coal situation; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary; Ivone Kirkpatrick [2nd Secretary, Foreign Office] on international condemnations of gas warfare; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on provisional Board of Trade legislation; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the continuation of the Unemployment Grants Committee, and unemployment insurance for agricultural workers; 1st Lord St Davids [earlier Sir John Philipps], Chairman of the Unemployment Grants Committee; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne], Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, on unemployment insurance for agricultural workers; a Cabinet memorandum on the miners' proposals; Sir Gordon Macready, Secretary, Oversea Defence Committee, on piracy in Bias Bay [Ta-Ya-Wan, China]; Sir Cecil Clementi, Governor of Hong Kong, on piracy; Rear-Admiral Anselan Stirling, Commodore, Hong Kong; [Sir Ronald Macleay], British Minister to China, on piracy; 1st Lord Balfour, Lord President of the Council, on the position of Governors-General and British representation in the dominions; Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under- Secretary, Mines Department, on negotiations in the coal dispute; a Committee of Imperial Defence report on the position in South West Arabia; Sir John Shuckburgh [Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office]; a Colonial Office memorandum on South West Arabia; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, [John] Aubrey Edgcumbe [Private Secretary to Amery], [1st Lord Byng], Governor-General of Canada, [1st Lord Stonehaven, earlier Sir John Baird], Governor-General of Australia, [Sir Charles Fergusson], Governor-General of New Zealand, [1st Lord Athlone, earlier Alexander Cambridge], Governor- General of South Africa, Timothy Healy [Governor-General of the Irish Free State] and [Sir William Allardyce], Governor of Newfoundland [Canada], on the position of Governors- General and British representation in the dominions.Printed index at CHAR 22/106.


  • 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (86 folios, including pamphlets))

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