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(Untitled), Sep 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/12/67-72

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Memorandum and covering note from Sir Patrick Hastings to Prime Minister's [Neville Chamberlain] Private Secretary setting out his proposal for a scheme to "effect a form of compulsory investment in a National Loan without confiscation and . . . without the disadvantage of direct taxation", as devised at the request of [1st] Lord Reading [earlier Sir Rufus Isaacs] and presented to the Cabinet in 1916, but abandoned as a result of opposition by Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley, Labour MP].


  • Creation: Sep 1939

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