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Official: War Cabinet: Economic Development Committee: minutes and memoranda., 18 Jun 1918 - 05 Nov 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/47

Scope and Contents

Includes minutes of statements made by: Austen Chamberlain; George Barnes; [Sir] Edwin Montagu; Christopher Addison [Minister in Charge of Reconstruction]; and Sir Alfred Mond, First Commissioner of Works. Subjects discussed include: the control of raw cotton in India; allocation of materials; economic policy; shipping; the quality of bread; allied propaganda; disposal of government factories; ship-building; supply of food to enemy countries and between allies.Also includes: papers by Lord Robert Cecil [Assistant Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on the control of imports, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Minister of Blockade] on food and freight, and Sir Albert Stanley [later 1st Lord Ashfield] President of the Board of Trade, on the investment of foreign capital; manuscript notes by WSC, Minister of Munitions; internal Ministry of Munitions correspondence from officials including Henry Piggott [Assistant Secretary to WSC]; and covering letters from Clement Jones, Secretary to the Committee.


  • 18 Jun 1918 - 05 Nov 1918

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