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Official: Cabinet: papers 201 to 220., Jul 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/161

Scope and Contents

Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the position of the heavy steel industry; the report of a committee on the representation of the British government in the dominions including notes on the situations in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and the Irish Free State; a report on affairs in the Soviet Union; the Committee of Imperial Defence on air raid precautions and the development of Singapore as a naval base; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, the Minister of Labour, on the Washington Hours convention; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the preparation of the army for war and the offer of "Hill 60" as a war memorial [in France]; special reports on unemployment; [1st Lord] Cecil [of Chelwood], Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, on House of Lords procedure; report on the Geneva conference on the reduction and limitation of naval armaments and agreement with Japan; details of a treaty proposed by Sarwat Pasha; [General George Milne] Chief of Imperial General Staff on China; and Wilfrid Ashley, Minister of Transport, on the co-ordination of London traffic agencies.Papers 204, 210-211 and 217 are not present in the file. Printed index at CHAR 22/167.

Dates

  • Jul 1927

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (113 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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