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Official: Cabinet: Legislation Committee (Trade Union Bill): papers 1 - 8., 28 Oct 1925 - 10 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/131

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on the Trade Unions, including: copies of the Trade Union Acts, 1871 and 1913, the Conspiracy and Protection of Property Act, 1875, and the Trade Disputes Act, 1906; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the law covering picketing and peaceful persuasion; Sir Edward Troup [former Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office], on intimidation (1911-1922); drafts of the Lock-outs and Strikes (Prohibition) Bill and the Illegal Strikes Bill; a transcript of the notes on the judgement in the case of the National Sailors' and Firemen's Union against their branch secretary; Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham], Attorney General; a copy of the ballot rules, under the 1913 Trade Union Act; [Sir Russell Scott], Controller of Establishments, Treasury, on Trade Unionism in the Civil Service; William Geldart, [Professor of English Law], on the law of Trade Disputes and Trade Unions; a draft of the Strikes Bill; Sir Thomas Inskip [later 1st Lord Caldecote], Solicitor-General, on Trade Union legislation; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour; extracts from Trade Union rules on ballots.


  • Creation: 28 Oct 1925 - 10 Jun 1926

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1 item(s) (1 file (89 loose folios))

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Former / Other Reference

L (26) 1 - L (26) 8; ST (24) 15

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