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Official: Cabinet: papers 101 - 115., 27 Mar 1929 - 16 Apr 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/232

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 the Committee on industry and trade; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on affairs in Persia [Iran] and naval limitation; Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on education policy; [Sir] William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon] Postmaster General on possible telephone concessions; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs, on the position of the High Commissioner for South Africa, Irish migration and colonial development and unemployment; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Minister of Agriculture, on agricultural policy; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport, on the building of Battersea Power Station [London]; and covering letters from Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet.Also includes: material on King George V's opposition to Battersea Power Station; an inter-departmental report on unemployment; and a report on sugar preference.Printed index at CHAR 22/235.


  • 27 Mar 1929 - 16 Apr 1929

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1 item(s) (1 file (161 loose folios including pamphlets))

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