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Fiscal file, 1888 - 1924-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/65

Scope and Contents

Papers on taxation and industry, particularly relating to free trade and the McKenna duties [tax on luxury imports], including: notes by LSA on unemployment and the resulting Labour election victory [? of 1924]; pamphlets on free trade, protectionism, the problems of industry, Empire trade figures and tariff reform; Silk Association enquiry into the silk industry and report of evidence given to the Board of Trade into the industry; trade figures, including iron and steel output; papers from the National Union of Manufacturers, calling for the retention of the McKenna duties and protesting at loans to Germany; reprint of articles by Henry Page Croft on the failure of free trade and the need to safeguard industry; text of a speech by Sir John Beale on the difficulties of developing a new industry; letter from John Remer on imports from Germany; reprint of an article by Sir Harry Foster on free trade.


  • Creation: 1888 - 1924-04

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 133

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1923-24.

Finding aid date

2003-07-30 11:56:54.997000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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