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(Untitled), [Apr] [1929]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/164/23-27
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Reply by WSC to the statement by Ernest Bevin that WSC prevented an agreement between the Cabinet and the trade unions which would have averted the General Strike. Carbon typescript copy. Other copies, without Bevin's statement, at CHAR 2/164/28-31 and CHAR 2/164/32-35.

Dates: [Apr] [1929]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [1926]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/148/2
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Photograph of a luncheon party attended by those involved in the publication of the British Gazette [during the General Strike] including WSC. Annotated on the reverse "Miss [Clarice] Fisher to keep (British Gazette luncheon)".

Dates: [1926]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Misleading statements as to the breakdown", May 1926

 Unknown
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/141/51-53
Scope and Contents

Paper on beliefs about the causes of the General Strike including: the closing of the "Daily Mail" and other threats to newspapers; lookout notices issued by coal owners; and on the need for the government to issue information in printed form and through using trained speakers. Carbon typescript with manuscript additions, annotated "Keep". In file of papers labelled "Various reports issued during Strike".

Dates: May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Nov 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/167-173
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Letter from WSC to Sir James Hawkey blaming trade union extremists and Russian Bolshevik influences for the recent severe industrial unrest, including the General Strike, and expressing the Government's determination to defeat these forces. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 16 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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"Memorandum of facts with regard to the coal dispute", May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/141/54-64
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Paper on the "rights and wrongs" of the coal dispute which led to the General Strike on subjects including: slump in trade in coal; subsidy of miners' wages; report of the Coal Commission and reaction of the miners; attitude of the coal owners; failure of negotiations; and rates of pay for miners. Typescript. In file of papers labelled "Various reports issued during Strike".

Dates: May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/90-91
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Letter from WSC (Chartwell) to Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham] enclosing an article from the "New Statesman" [see CHAR 2/147/92-93] and asking whether Hogg agrees that the assertion in it that WSC called for the military to be used in the General Strike is libellous. Signed typescript copy. Carbon copy at CHAR 2/147/106-107.

Dates: 26 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Official: Cabinet: papers 170 - 200., 17 May 1922 - 15 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/94
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham, Attorney-General] on leaks to the press about the Budget; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on Government lands and buildings; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Roman Catholic Relief Bill and the Local Government Franchise (Extension to Companies) Bill; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on Government lands...
Dates: 17 May 1922 - 15 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Russian Money", 11 Jun 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/96/4-15
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Memorandum by the Home Secretary, Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], on the influx of Soviet money and State companies into London. Subjects covered include: possible expulsion of the Russian embassy and state institutions because of actions during the General Strike and prevention of influx of money from the Soviet Union; political and financial connections between the Communist Party and Trade Unions in Great Britain. Typescript with pencil annotations.

Dates: 11 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Sub-Series

John Black Atkins (1871-1954), 1926-05-08

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/1/Atkins
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'A'.

Dates: 1926-05-08
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'The British Gazette' No. 1, 1926-05-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHC/6
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Headlined 'First Day of Great Strike' but including only pages 1 and 4. Most articles discuss the trade unions strike (general strike) and its effects on food supplies, motoring, and postal services. Includes the list of Cambridgeshire civil commissioners and staff, and details of the day's broadcasting, including 'transmission from the London station of "Dido and Aeneas," an opera by Purcell, edited by Edward J. Dent and conducted by Percy Pitt.'

Dates: 1926-05-05
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Press cuttings, 1985-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/12
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Subjects include: Larry Whitty’s election as General Secretary of the Labour Party; a motion of censure on the economy; the miners’ strike; battles with the Left, particularly Eric Heffer and Tony Benn; NK’s visit to Nicaragua.

Dates: 1985-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Post-miners’ controversy, 1984-07 - 1986-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/48
Scope and Contents Includes: annotated draft of NK’s speech for the Durham Miners’ Gala; drafts of a paper by John Reid [political adviser to NK] on the tactics and strategy used in the strike; answers to charges against NK; speech notes for the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)’s annual conference; advice on speeches and statements about the strike; correspondence with David Blunkett on how NK would speak about the strike at the 1985 Conference; legal opinion from John Morris [Shadow Attorney General] on...
Dates: 1984-07 - 1986-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Official: Treasury: minutes and papers on the Trade Disputes Bill and the Civil Service., 11 Feb 1927 - 31 Mar 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/68
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Correspondents include: Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller, Treasury]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Also includes cutting from the Daily Telegraph.Subjects covered by the file include: civil servants joining the General Strike and being affiliated to the TUC; proposed legislation on the affiliation of civil service associations to outside industrial and political bodies.

Dates: 11 Feb 1927 - 31 Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Budget Statement, 11 Apr 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79/5
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Print of WSC's Budget statement on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund, simplification of income tax, tax evasion, indirect taxation, the McKenna Duties, wine and tobacco duties, the Road Fund and beer duties.

Dates: 11 Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 05 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/85
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Letter from H C Robbins, general manager of the Press Association Ltd (Byron House, 85 Fleet Street, London) to WSC quoting a telegram from Sir James Owen, vice-president of the Newspaper Society, reporting that printers returning to work have been victimised by their trade union and suggesting that a proclamation be made against such victimisation.

Dates: 05 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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BBC Radio 4, News at One, 1985-01-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/17
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L Parkin interviews Peter McNestry, General Secretary of the National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers (NACODS), on the closure of uneconomic pits in the miners’ strike.

Dates: 1985-01-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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(Untitled), 05 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/88
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Resolution supporting the Government passed by a meeting of working women at Grays [Essex]). Sent with CHAR 2/147/87.

Dates: 05 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 22 May 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/254/87
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Letter from WSC to C E Bechhofer Roberts, on the General Strike, stating that he could not comment on Cabinet matters, but that it was generally known at the time that he was against continuing the negotiations under the threat of an organised General Strike [carbon].

Dates: 22 May 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Notes of a meeting held in the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Room at the Treasury, 03 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/142/34-44
Scope and Contents

Minutes of a meeting between WSC and members of the Newspaper Proprietors' Association and the Newspaper Society on issues connected with the British Gazette, such as printing, distribution, finding men to work during the strike and whether it is a Government publication.

Dates: 03 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"The British Gazette", Numbers 1-8 (outsize)., 1926-05-05 - 1926-05-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 42
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Includes several articles regarding the General Strike of 1926. It was the largest industrial dispute in Britain's history. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) called the strike to prevent wage reduction and worsening conditions for coal miners. It took place over nine days, from 4 May until 12 May 1926.

Dates: 1926-05-05 - 1926-05-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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(Untitled), 05 May [1926]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/86
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Letter from Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil] (Treasury Chambers) to WSC suggesting that special constables be recruited to perform ordinary police duties to enable regular police to form "an army of manoeuvre to be sent anywhere where it is necessary".

Dates: 05 May [1926]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 28 Jun 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/112
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Cutting from the Daily Mail: report of speech by David Lloyd George in which he joked that if Jesus Christ came to contemporary London his utterances would have been excluded from the "British Gazette". Sent with CHAR 2/147/111. With deprecatory annotation by [Frances Helen Pumfrey].

Dates: 28 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Jun 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/113
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Letter from Frances Helen Pumfrey (Portway, Wantage, Berkshire) to the editor of the "Daily Mail" attacking Stanley Baldwin and the miners' leaders for leading them into strikes. Copy sent with CHAR 2/147/111.

Dates: 17 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 03 Jun 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/96
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Letter from H A Gwynne (The "Morning Post", 15 Tudor Street, [London]) to [WSC ] thanking him for remembering those who worked for the "British Gazette" in the honours list.

Dates: 03 Jun 1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Official: Cabinet: British Gazette: various papers., 03 May 1926 - 05 Jun 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/142
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the British Gazette and General Strike, including: WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the need to lead public opinion, and the establishment of the British Gazette; notes of meetings between WSC and representatives of the Newspaper Proprietors' Association and the Newspaper Society; William Codling [Controller, HM Stationery Office], on emergency newspaper production; reports on the general situation, the railways, and the coal dispute, from the...
Dates: 03 May 1926 - 05 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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