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Official: Cabinet: papers 51 to 79., 16 Feb 1928 - 12 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/193

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: [1st] Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India, on public opinion in India, the 'indianisation' of the Indian army and relations with Afghanistan; [1st] Lord Cave, Lord Chancellor, on salaries for County Court judges; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on relations between France and the United States and an arbitration treaty; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the franchise bill, shop closing hours, film censorship and the racehorse betting bill; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on compensation claims in the Irish Free State and Akhwan raids [in Southern Iraq]; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on government policy and rating reforms; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on voting for Poor Law guardians and with Sir John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland, on housing subsidies; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on disbandment of the West African regiment; Arthur Balfour, Lord President of the Council, on the Palestine loan; James Headlam-Morley on British government and arbitration; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport, on electrical development; and [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal, on the reduction and limitation of armaments.Also includes a copy of the franchise bill, a special report on unemployment and a Committee of Imperial Defence paper on Iraq.Paper 80 is not present in the file. Printed index at CHAR 22/211.


  • 16 Feb 1928 - 12 Mar 1928

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1 item(s) (1 file (85 loose folios including pamphlets))

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