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Official: Cabinet: papers 221 to 245., Aug 1927 - Oct 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/162

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 trade outlook and poor economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on a pact between France and the United States and the effect of the resignation of [1st] Lord Cecil [of Chelwood]; Chamberlain, HM Office of Works and Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet, on Crown leases in British concessions in China; Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air, on contributions to the RAF from the colonies, disarmament and the future of British commercial air transport; a report on the reduction of armies of occupation; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the reduction of forces in the Far East and the division of responsibilities between the Quarter Master General and the Master General of the Ordnance; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later Lord Brentford] Home Secretary, on the extension of the franchise to companies and on the College of Heralds; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on British obligations to tribes in the Aden [later Yemen] hinterland; a special report on unemployment; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the armament firms committee and the amalgamation of Vickers and Armstrongs; [1st] Lord Peel, First Commissioner of Works, on customs houses and Billingsgate [London] Market; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on withdrawal of cruisers from China; William Ormsby-Gore [later 4th Lord Harlech], Acting Secretary of State for the Colonies, on restriction of rubber exports; and the timetabling of bills for the autumn parliamentary session.Printed index at CHAR 22/167.


  • Creation: Aug 1927 - Oct 1927

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1 item(s) (1 file (124 loose folios))

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CP 221(27) to CP 245 (27)


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