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Official: Cabinet: Papers 1 - 19., 14 Jan 1929 - 30 Jan 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/227

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: [1st] Lord Peel, Secretary of State for India, on Indian contributions to the home effective charges of the British army and the political situation in India; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook and economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood] Secretary of State for Air, on air estimates and evacuation at Kabul [Afghanistan]; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the transfer scheme (intended to alleviate unemployment) and road works and the Washington Hours Convention; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on betting, gaming and lotteries; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on equal pay for men and women in the civil service; Percy on Anglo-American relations; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport, on the road vehicles regulation bill; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on Canada and the League of Nations; and covering letters from Sir Maurice Hankey, Cabinet Secretary.Also includes a report by the East Africa Commission; a Committee of Imperial Defence report on the Channel Tunnel and a special report on unemployment.Printed index at CHAR 22/235.


  • Creation: 14 Jan 1929 - 30 Jan 1929

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (67 folios including pamphlets))

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

CP 1(29) to CP 19(29)


  • Army (Organization)

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