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Official: Cabinet: papers 81 - 100., 18 Feb 1929 - 27 Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/231

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on mining subsidence, petrol and kerosene prices and the trade outlook and economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on a Committee of Civil Research report on radium and slum policy; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the army and air force annual bill; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on the conditions of a resort to war; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs, on employment policy prior to the election and arbitration treaties; [1st Lord] Balfour, Lord President of the Council, on compulsory arbitration with the United States; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the sale and supply of liquor; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood] Secretary of State for Air, on the prohibition of use of poisonous gases; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the taxation of naval allowances; and covering letters from Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet.Also includes: a special report on unemployment; reports on policy regarding issues including the reduction and limitation of armaments, petrol prices, and in East Africa; and Committee of Imperial Defence minutes.Printed index at CHAR 22/235.


  • 18 Feb 1929 - 27 Mar 1929

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1 item(s) (1 file (169 loose folios including pamphlets))

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