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Official: Cabinet: Standing Committee on Expenditure: Papers., 31 Jan 1927 - 03 Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/169

Scope and Contents

Includes papers relating to reductions in public expenditure including: 4 papers by Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the army estimates for 1927 and 1928; [Sir] Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, and a Treasury memorandum, on the unemployment insurance bill; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the overseas settlement and proposed reductions; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury] suggesting savings to meet the supplementary estimate for Shanghai [China]; and Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on the overseas settlement.Also includes copy letters from Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, to William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Worthington-Evans, Amery, [Sir] John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air, Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon], Postmaster General, [1st] Lord Peel, 1st Commissioner of Works, Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford], Home Secretary and Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education.


  • Creation: 31 Jan 1927 - 03 Nov 1927

Conditions Governing Access



1 file(s) (1 bound file (108 folios))

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

NE 45 to NE 59


  • Army (Organization)

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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