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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: various papers., 30 Apr 1926 - 27 Sep 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/114A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on the settlement of the coal dispute, including: Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister (4); representatives of the Miners' Federation; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India (2); Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to WSC]; proposals for the settlement of the dispute; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury] on mining royalties (2); Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade (3); Sir Ernest Gowers [Permanent Under-Secretary for Mines]; Frank Tribe [Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Labour]; Christopher Hurst [Secretary of Royal Commission]; George Lane Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] Secretary for Mines; minutes of the meeting between the Central Committee of the Mining Association, and the Executive Committee of the Miners'Federation; notes of the meeting between ministers and the Miners' Federation; John Forbes Watson, Director, National Confederation of Employers' Organisations.Also includes: press cuttings on the coal dispute; statistics of the distribution of earnings in the coal industry (September 1923).


  • 30 Apr 1926 - 27 Sep 1926

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2 file(s) (2 bound files (127 folios, including pamphlets))

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