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Official: Cabinet: papers 400 - 428., 30 Mar 1926 - 29 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/105

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury], on the possible reduction of the British Army of Occupation in the Rhineland [Germany]; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; extracts from the draft minutes of the Committee of Imperial Defence on South West Arabia and Egypt; draft instructions to Miles Lampson [later 1st Lord Killearn], British Minister-designate at Peking [later Beijing, China]; 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil], Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, on co-partnership in industry, after the coal strike; the report of the committee on the Title of Parliament; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Title of Parliament, the security of reservoirs and shop closing hours; the 3rd report of the Legislation Committee on trade union law; a draft of the Trade Disputes and Trade Unions Bill; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on the report of the Legislation Committee; 1st Lord Balfour, Lord President of the Council; a draft of the King's Speech on the Prorogation of Parliament; the report of the Committee on Railway Trustee Securities; Wilfrid Ashley, Minister of Transport, on Railway Trustee Stocks; Sir Robert Dunnel [Chief Legal Advisor], London and North Eastern Railway; a Railway Companies Association memorandum on Railway Trustee Stocks; the 2nd report of the Inter-Departmental Committee on grants for Health, Education and the Police; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland; a draft of the Burgh Police (Scotland) Bill; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook and licenses for arms export; a Board of Trade memorandum on foreign coal imports during the coal strike; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, and 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on the control and administration of Aden [South Yemen]; a Colonial Office memorandum on British interests in Arabia; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on the proposed creation of a Kingdom of Ireland, the Boxer Indemnity, the operation of dominions legislation, and merchant shipping legislation; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on miners' unemployment benefit; a note of the interview between Steel-Maitland and representatives of the Miners' Federation; extracts from a discussion between the Cabinet Coal Committee and the Miners' Federation; Sir Cecil Clementi, Governor of Hong Kong, on the Boxer Indemnity; Robert Kotewall and Sir Shou-Son Chow, Hong Kong University; 1st Lord Birkenhead on the Indian Church Measure; notes from the Committee on the pay of the Fighting Services (Cadet Fees); the Board of Trade Advisory Council monthly report on the trade outlook; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; the report of the inter-departmental conference on the safety of reservoirs. Cabinet paper 423 not present.Printed index at CHAR 22/106.


  • 30 Mar 1926 - 29 Dec 1926

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (133 folios, including pamphlets))

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