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General files on political issues, 1924-04 - 1948-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/11

Scope and Contents

Includes: Unionist Central Office hints for speakers on the budget (April 1924 and May 1925), general progress from November 1924 to spring 1925, unemployment, general progress from November 1924 to August 1925, the coal dispute, General Strike and the Unemployment Insurance Act; copy of Hansard on debates over the frontiers of Iraq, naval commitments to the League of Nations, and a vote of censure against the Government; report and notes on the appointment of ex-servicemen to the civil service; memorandum on housing; notes on the coal industry, particularly arguments against nationalisation; report to Sir Herbert Samuel [Chairman, Royal Commission on Coal Industry] on problems in the industry; memorandum and pamphlets on the coal dispute and General Strike; speech notes by LSA on Imperial trade in iron and steel, with press-cutting reporting the speech, pamphlet on the national income and memorandum on the position of the iron and steel industry; summaries of notes and news from the Anti-Socialist and Anti-Communist Union; report of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Limited, on the motor industry; souvenir of the South African national memorial at Delville Wood; note and programme by Henry de Satge [Ceremonial Secretary, Colonial Office] for visits by LSA to an Imperial exhibition (July 1925).

Also includes: letter from Major-General Sir Fabian Ware [Founder and Vice-Chairman of the Imperial War Graves Commission] with press-cuttings of correspondence on the Ten Years Rule armaments policy of 1928.


  • Creation: 1924-04 - 1948-08

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 135

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1924 to October 1926.

Finding aid date

2003-08-08 12:11:12.717000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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