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(Untitled), 06 Sep 1926

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/115/91-92

Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of correspondence between the Mines Department and the Mining Association on the coal dispute (3-4 September), including: letter from Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary of the Mines Department, to William Lee, Secretary of the Mining Association, forwarding a letter from Arthur Cook, Secretary of the Miners' Federation, to the Chancellor of the Exchequer [Winston Churchill], and stating that Cook's letter was a basis for restarting negotiations; Cook's letter to Churchill, asking him to convene a meeting between the Mining Association and Miners' Federation to discuss a new national agreement with a view to reducing labour costs; letter from Lee to Gowers explaining that the Association had no authority to negotiate on behalf of the district mine owners; letter from Gowers to Lee asking representatives of the Association to meet the Cabinet Coal Committee to discuss their position; letter from Lee to Gowers agreeing to meet the Committee.

Dates

  • 06 Sep 1926

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Copyright: not known

Extent

2 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English