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Official: Cabinet: papers 271 to 300., Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/164

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Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the draft treaty with Egypt and the importance of the Suez canal; the Committee of Imperial Defence on operations in the Canton [China] area; Anglo American relations; 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 the desirability of purchasing oil from the Soviet Union; Lord Cave [Lord Chancellor] on vacancies in the judiciary; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Minister of Agriculture, on the Albany Street estate [London]; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on relations between the United States and Canada, Brazil and the League of Nations, purchase of Persian opium by Hong Kong and dealings with King Feisal; a special report on unemployment; William Ormsby-Gore [later 4th Lord Harlech], Acting Secretary of State for the Colonies on the treaty with Iraq and Persian opium; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the Washington Hours convention and employment in the coal industry; [Sir Maurice] Hankey [Cabinet Secretary] on blockade and the laws of the sea; Sir Henry Dobbs, High Commissioner of Iraq, on a new treaty with Iraq; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the totalisator; a report of a committee on policy on reduction and limitation of armaments; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs] on South Africa; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on local authorities' emergency provisions; and a report by the colonial military contributions committee.Printed index at CHAR 22/167.


  • Creation: Nov 1927

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