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(Untitled), 18 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/123/3-52

Scope and Contents

Minutes of a meeting between the Cabinet Coal Committee (including Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland [Minister of Labour], George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley] and Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary, Mines Department) and the Executive Committee of the Miners' Federation, on the settlement of the coal dispute. Subjects discussed include: reduction in wages; the ending of the subsidy to the industry; arbitration of pay awards; coal royalties; a minimum wage; pit closures and unemployment benefits for miners; coal prices.

Dates

  • 18 May 1926

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Copyright: not known

Extent

49 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English