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Official: Cabinet: papers 151-170., 09 May 1928 - 24 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/198

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on dealings with the United States Ambassador to Great Britain [Charles Dawes]; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on safeguarding the iron and steel wire industry and on the trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air, on the use of air power and Anglo-French air parity; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, Hoare and William Bridgeman [First Lord of the Admiralty] on a draft treaty of arbitration with the United States; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport, on speed limits; Bridgeman on naval building; John Davidson, Chairman of the Unionist Party, on broadcasting political speeches by the BBC; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on conflicting interests in Iraq; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on the rating and valuation bill; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on naval estimates and covering letters from Sir Maurice Hankey, Cabinet Secretary.Also includes: special reports on unemployment; Committee of Imperial Defence minutes on negotiations with Ibn Saud, peace negotiations in Aden [later Yemen] and the Aden police force; and a copy of the ratings and valuation (apportionment) bill.Printed index at CHAR 22/211.


  • 09 May 1928 - 24 May 1928

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1 item(s) (1 file (90 loose folios including pamphlets))

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