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McKenna Duties, 1924-03 - 1927-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/66

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to tax on luxury imports, including: Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on the withdrawal of the McKenna duties; press-cuttings on results for the motor industry if the duties were withdrawn; Board of Trade import and export statistics for the motor trade and silk industry under the McKenna duties; memorandum on the effect of the reimposition of the duties; Board of Trade papers on the McKenna duties (relating to the motor industry, musical instruments, clocks and watches and films), silk duties and safeguarding duties (on lace, cutlery, gloves, gas lamps and wrapping paper); letters from the Federation of British Music Industries, representatives of motor manufacturers and other Birmingham industries, petitioning for the retention of the McKenna duties; annotated copies of Hansard covering debates on import duties (May 1924).


  • Creation: 1924-03 - 1927-03

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 133

Finding aid date

2003-07-30 12:20:02.013000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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