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Social reform

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

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Cartoons, 1909-01-17 - 1910-05-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 18
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Cartoons of WSC on Tariff Reform, Budget, Navy debate, Unemployment insurance, Female Suffrage, Labour Exchanges, electoral reform (WSC appearing in Parliament in pyjamas); photos of CSC.

Dates: 1909-01-17 - 1910-05-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/281
Scope and Contents Proofs, newspaper cuttings and research notes for various articles by WSC for the Daily Telegraph: "Fleets of Britain and America" on the naval building programmes of Great Britain and the United States; "Mr Churchill on the abuse of the dole" on WSC's opinions of the dole, the live register of unemployment and national insurance; a series of articles on "The Crucial Crises of the [First World] War" on the Battle of the Marne [France], Admiral [John] De Robeck and the minefields at the...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles, Evening Standard., Mar 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/543
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs of the following articles by WSC: "Britain, Germany and Locarno" and "Stop it Now!" on the need for the League of Nations to act on German troops entering the Rhineland [Germany]; "Where Do We Stand?" on the results of Italy's invasion of Abyssinia [Ethiopia] and the British policy on it; "How Germany is Arming" on German military expenditure; "Our Navy Must Be Stronger"; "Organise Our Supplies" on efficient munitions production; "How to Stop War" on the need for a grand...
Dates: Mar 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: correspondence., 13 Feb 1911 - 01 Nov 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Lloyd George, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on subjects including unemployment insurance, foreign policy and the likelihood of war with Germany (4); Sir Charles Ottley (Secretary of the Committee of Imperial Defence) on military forces in Ireland; Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton, also Robert Milnes] on discussion of naval estimates; Oliver Locker-Lampson; Sydney Buxton [President of the Board of Trade] on dealings with Portugal; and Sir Edward Grey [Foreign...
Dates: 13 Feb 1911 - 01 Nov 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 - 39., 27 Jul 1923 - 29 Jan 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/28
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: draft instructions for the British representative at the 25th session of the governing body of the International Labour Office; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including the export of arms to the Soviet Union, the Merchant Shipping (International Labour Conventions) Bill, the Anglo-German Treaty and British Seamen, the...
Dates: 27 Jul 1923 - 29 Jan 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 81 - 100., 18 Feb 1929 - 27 Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/231
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on mining subsidence, petrol and kerosene prices and the trade outlook and economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on a Committee of Civil Research report on radium and slum policy; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans,...
Dates: 18 Feb 1929 - 27 Mar 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 140 - 179., 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/32
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on subjects including the loan for the completion of the Benguela [Angola] Railway and the objections of the Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe and Zambia] railway companies, the handling of Dominion affairs by the Colonial Office, moving the Imperial Institute to London University, granting oil concessions in Iraq to the Turkish Petroleum Company and the proposed Washington [United...
Dates: 29 Jan 1925 - 26 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 180 - 200., 30 Jun 1924 - 08 Apr 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/33
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on the teachers' salary awards of [1st] Lord Burnham [Chairman of the Standing Joint Committees of Education Authorities and Teachers], and on Church Schools; a copy of the Burnham Report; a survey by William Strang [1st Secretary, Foreign Office] on the economic situation of the Soviet Union; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later 1st Lord Brentford] Home Secretary, on...
Dates: 30 Jun 1924 - 08 Apr 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 301 - 325., 12 Oct 1928 - 02 Nov 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/206
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on church schools; [1st] Lord Cushendun [earlier Ronald McNeill], Acting Foreign Secretary, on the renewal of arbitration treaties; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs on the functions of dominion ministers and the title of His Majesty's Government; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board...
Dates: 12 Oct 1928 - 02 Nov 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 381 - 399., 05 Dec 1928 - 07 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/209
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on reparations and the establishment of a war memorial in Gibraltar; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on naval estimates and naval construction; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on subjects including compensation for Irish loyalists, the appointment of High Commissioners to Canada and South Africa, dominion and merchant shipping legislation; Lord...
Dates: 05 Dec 1928 - 07 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 401 - 429., 24 Oct 1924 - 21 Oct 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/43
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: the Board of Trade Advisory Council's monthly review of the trade outlook; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on the position at Canton [later Guangzhou, China]; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on Turkey's position over the Iraq frontier, and the German attitude to security negotiations; Joseph Caillaux, the French Minister of Finance, on the French war debt to Britain; William...
Dates: 24 Oct 1924 - 21 Oct 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 520 - 555., 20 Oct 1923 - 30 Dec 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/22
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Birkenhead [Secretary of State for India, earlier F E Smith] on the Geneva [Switzerland] Opium Conference; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] on the League of Nations enquiry into the dispute between Britain and Egypt; Sir Cecil Hurst [legal advisor to the Foreign Office] on the dispute with Egypt; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour on Trade...
Dates: 20 Oct 1923 - 30 Dec 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury, 1924 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18
Scope and Contents The Treasury papers contain correspondence, minutes, tables, printed reports, and other papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Chancellor of the Exchequer, a position held from November 1924 to June 1929. The papers have been divided into general correspondence, WSC's outgoing minutes, and subject-based files and are arranged chronologically.The Treasury material covers WSC's ministerial duties as Chancellor, including the annual production of the budget,...
Dates: 1924 - 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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Official: Treasury: correspondence from WSC (carbon copies)., 09 Nov 1924 - 30 Dec 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/2
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (5); Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, (6) on subjects including expenditure on Iraq and Palestine; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War]; Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, (4) on subjects including marriage licenses for...
Dates: 09 Nov 1924 - 30 Dec 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 17 May 1925 - 31 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/11
Scope and Contents Recipients include: 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture]; Home Secretary [Sir William Joynson Hicks, later 1st Lord Brentford] (2); Secretary of State for War [Sir Laming Worthington-Evans] (2); Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (8); President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (5); John Pease [later 1st Lord Wardington, Chairman Lloyds Bank]; Austen Chamberlain...
Dates: 17 May 1925 - 31 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC or James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (carbon copies)., 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/10
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet] (2); Sir Sydney Chapman [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] on safeguarding of industries; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin] (6) on subjects including the trade union political levy and the Colonial Office reorganisation; Lord Wodehouse [later 3rd Lord Kimberley]; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade]; Peter Larkin [Canadian High Commissioner to...
Dates: 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 16 Nov 1924 - 24 Dec 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/3
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Financial Secretary]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the...
Dates: 16 Nov 1924 - 24 Dec 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 01 Jan 1925 - 19 Sep 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/12A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Financial Secretary [Walter Guinness, later 1st Lord Moyne]; Sir Horace...
Dates: 01 Jan 1925 - 19 Sep 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, press cuttings and Hansard., 04 Feb 1930 - 02 Jun 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/90
Scope and Contents A copy of Hansard, reporting the debate on the Coal Mines Bill (4 February), including a speech by WSC on amendments to the bill. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4705 - 4707.Speech notes for WSC's speech (13 March), entitled "Unemployment (Industrial and Fiscal Policy)" on the Labour Government's aggravation of bad economic conditions by taxation. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4713 - 4721.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (28 March), entitled "Unemployment Insurance" on the...
Dates: 04 Feb 1930 - 02 Jun 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings., 19 Feb 1930 - 25 Dec 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/91A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (19 February, 1900 Club) on the failure of the Labour Government, a 3 party General Election, the Labour and Liberal alliance, Conservative proposals for protective food taxation and agriculture.Typescript for WSC's speech (26 March, Harlow, Essex), entitled "The Economic Situation" on Conservative proposals for protective food taxation, the Labour and Liberal alliance, the next Labour Budget and agricultural policy. Also includes a note (1934) from Violet...
Dates: 19 Feb 1930 - 25 Dec 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 22 Oct 1945 - 26 Apr 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/17A-G
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (8 March 1948, House of Commons) on navy estimates including: the absence of enemies at sea; the importance of the navy to sustaining the British empire; criticism of the Labour government's secrecy about their naval policy and naval estimates; previous mistakes in naval policy; the scrapping of ships; and his experiences as First Lord of the Admiralty. Source material includes: notes from Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC] and "N S" ["Jo" Sturdee, later Lady...
Dates: 22 Oct 1945 - 26 Apr 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 02 Mar 1935 - 12 Nov 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/115A-B
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speech (21 March, Albert Hall, London, India Defence League Demonstration) entitled "Dead as Mutton" on the Government of India bill and his misgivings about the National Government. Part published: Complete Speeches V pp 5557-8.Notes for WSC's speech (26 September, City Carlton Club Luncheon, London) on German rearmament, Italian designs in Abyssinia [Ethiopia], and the League of Nations. Also includes: letter of support from Sir Austen Chamberlain. Published: Complete...
Dates: 02 Mar 1935 - 12 Nov 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/2/62-71
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, explaining his efforts to have a settled financial policy and discussing increased navy estimates and his calculations that they are higher than suggested. He argues that armaments expenditure paralyses government policy in social and industrial reform, tax reduction and borrowing and warns that accepting the navy estimates will lead to electoral defeat; that the Admiralty is preoccupied with unfounded and unlikely threats from...
Dates: 13 Dec 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Sep 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/142/35-40
Scope and Contents Letter from [WSC] to Samuel Hammersley supporting Mr Eastham's candidature for Stockport [Cheshire], responding to criticisms of the Government made by David Lloyd George over the Coal Subsidy, the construction of a naval base at Singapore and the arrangements for the settlement of the French war debt to Britain. Points to the resolutions of the Trade Union Congress as evidence that the parliamentary leaders of the Labour Party cannot control their extremist supporters and looks forward to...
Dates: 14 Sep 1925
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), 13 Dec 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/92-95
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman [later Lord Runciman] (West Denton Hall, Scotswood-on-Tyne, [Northumberland]) to WSC on: disruption by suffragettes of speeches by cabinet ministers; the Tories' split over Tariff Reform; the industrious campaigning of Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane]; reaction to Haldane's army estimates and 2nd Lord Tweedmouth's naval estimates; the introduction of old age pensions and Labour Party criticism of them; the prospect of the miners' group adhering to the Labour...
Dates: 13 Dec 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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