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Official: War Cabinet: War Priorities Committee: memoranda 71 to 141., 06 Apr 1918 - 31 Oct 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/42

Scope and Contents

Includes papers, copies of correspondence and extracts from minutes on various subjects including: labour on Sunday; the allocation of government contracts; the erection of a factory for the fixation of atmospheric nitrogen; the control of raw and waste rubber; boring for petroleum in the United Kingdom; the formation of a joint electricity board; the supply of oxygen; the supply and rationing of coal; rebuilding; and the construction of an electricity power station.Also includes papers by various individuals including: George Barnes on labour supply and regulation; [1st] Lord Pirrie, Sir Alan Anderson, [1st] Lord Milner, Secretary of State for War, and Sir Auckland Geddes, Minister of National Service, on the supply and regulation of shipyard labour; Sir Albert Stanley [later 1st Lord Ashfield] President of the Board of Trade on the diversion of traffic from ports; and Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland on accommodation for the department of overseas trade.


  • Creation: 06 Apr 1918 - 31 Oct 1918

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (156 folios))

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Former / Other Reference

WP 71 to 141 (some papers not present)

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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