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Official: Cabinet: papers 141 to 170., Apr 1927 - May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/159

Scope and Contents

Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: two special reports on unemployment; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on Italy's interests in Albania, a request for assistance from Portugal, an arms embargo and the supply of arms to Canton [China]; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment in the coal industry, the inspection of emigrants and the unemployment insurance bill; [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal, on House of Lords reform; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Minister of Agriculture, on agriculture and safeguarding industries and draining the river Ouse; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade, the procedure for safeguarding industries and licenses for the export of arms and ammunition; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on reform of the House of Lords; Lord Haldane on the judicial committee of the Privy Council; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on the preservation of London squares, the audit of local authorities and rent restrictions; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on racecourses and betting duty and unemployment insurance; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on compensation to workmen and the transfer of funds bill; minutes of a committee on China; and Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the proposed withdrawal of Indian troops from China.Printed index at CHAR 22/167.


  • Creation: Apr 1927 - May 1927

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