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Official: Cabinet: papers 246 to 270., Sep 1927 - Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/163

Scope and Contents

Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: an account of the proceedings of the Trade Union Congress; 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 and on mining subsidies; special reports on unemployment; [1st] Lord Cave, Lord Chancellor, on the transport of troops between Great Britain and India; the Committee of Imperial Defence on the garrison of Aden [later Yemen]; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on China, the Anglo-Portuguese alliance, belligerent rights at sea, relations with the United States, negotiations with Egypt and a draft treaty with Sarwat Pasha; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the sale of alcohol; [Sir William Mitchell-Thomson, later 1st Lord Selsdon] Postmaster General on the Crown proceedings bill; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on disarmament and with Joynson-Hicks on special constables; [1st] Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India, on Indian constitutional reform; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport, on road transport by railway companies; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on gambling laws; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the employment of communists in government departments; minutes of a Committee on agreement with Egypt; and William Ormsby-Gore [later 4th Lord Harlech] Acting Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the constitution of British Guiana [Guyana].Printed index at CHAR 22/167.


  • Sep 1927 - Nov 1927

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