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Official: War Priorities Committee: minutes., 04 Jan 1918 - 06 Sep 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/40

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Includes committee minutes of statements made by: General Jan Smuts [South African Representative on the Imperial War Cabinet]; [17th] Lord Derby [earlier Edward Stanley] Secretary of State for War; WSC, Minister of Munitions; [1st] Lord Rothermere [earlier Harold Harmsworth] Air Minister; and Sir Auckland Geddes, Minister of National Service and Reconstruction.Subjects discussed include: shipbuilding; labour for construction work; use of existing buildings for government departments; the dye industry; required materials for railways; control of waste rubber; and shipyard labour.Also includes covering letters from Colonel F Byrne, Secretary to the Committee.


  • Creation: 04 Jan 1918 - 06 Sep 1918

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