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Official: Cabinet: papers 235 - 260., 13 Jul 1928 - 30 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/203

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, William Bridgeman [First Lord of the Admiralty] and Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Minister of Agriculture, on protection for British trawlers on the Murman coast [?Soviet Union]; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on war pensions; [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal, on the use of gas in civil disturbances; [Sir] William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon] Postmaster General, on the Post Office and Telegraphs (Money) bill; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the steel trade, grants for work and the British garrison in China; [1st Lord] Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India, on the legislative council in Madras [India] and the 'no rent' movement in Bombay; [Sir] Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the unemployment fund, the labour conference and the factories bill; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport and Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on unemployment policy; Cunliffe-Lister on the health of school children and the unemployment fund; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on rent restrictions; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland, on Western Highlands steamer services and covering letters from Sir Maurice Hankey, Cabinet Secretary.Also includes: a draft of the Post Office and Telegraph bill; a special report on unemployment; reports on emigration, war pensions and the reduction and limitation of armaments; and a copy of King George V's speech on the prorogation of parliament.Cabinet papers 421 and 258 are not present in the file. Printed index at CHAR 22/211.


  • Creation: 13 Jul 1928 - 30 Jul 1928

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (101 folios including pamphlets))

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CP 235(28) to 260(28)

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