Found in 316 Collections and/or Records:
Papers against the bill (and later against the act) introduced by David Lloyd George, Chancellor of the Exchequer, including: memoranda on 'Dishonest Finance' and the effect of the bill on different types of Friendly Society; programme of the Amend the Act League, including a speech by LSA pointing out defects in the act, with summary; text of speech by LSA against the bill.
Briefings for, notes and papers of meetings with the Trades Union Congress contact group on the Social Chapter, including copies of correspondence between John Major, Prime Minister, and Norman Willis, General Secretary of the TUC, on the Government’s opt out of the Chapter, and a note from John Eatwell [economic adviser to NK] on the TUC’s Budget submission. Also includes letters from the Federation of Poles in Great Britain and the Polish Solidarity Campaign on visa requirements.
Letter from Michael Howard [Secretary of State for Employment] listing errors in NK’s Parliamentary statement on the Social Chapter, and copy of NK’s speech in the debate on the ratification of the treaty.
Subjects include WSC at the Board of Trade and Home Office, Labour Exchanges and the Transvaal [South Africa] constitution.
Notes by RSC's research assistants Alan Thompson and Robert Taylor. Subjects include: WSC and Free Trade; the Board of Trade; WSC and sweated labour; unemployment insurance and labour exchanges; the Home Office; Ireland.
Minutes of meetings of the Cambridge University Socialist Society and its precursor, Cambridge University Fabian Society, signed, 1911 - 1958
The records that survive are all minute books with a few items such as publicity leaflets enclosed.
Minutes of meetings of the committee of the Cambridge Fabian Society, signed, 1977-10-02 - 1984-02-05
Includes detailed results of elections, lists of committee post holders (at rear) and a 'Handbook and Programme' for Michaelmas Term 1983. The handbook contains a forward by Rt Hon Michael Foot MP, the Chairperson's introduction, a list of officers and of the committee, the programme of speakers and events (to include David Blunkett, later MP) and a transcript of Clause 4 of the Labour Party Constitution.
"Observations on 'The case for and against a legal minimum wage for sewated workers' published by the Women's Industrial Council", 27 April 
Official: Board of Trade: Continental Unemployment Insurance and Labour Exchanges: notes and printed papers., 28 Sep 1908 - 27 Aug 1909
Includes: reports on the Northumberland and Durham miners' strikes; General Considerations on the Eight Hours' Day; an opinion by William Brace, miners' representative [Labour MP for South Glamorgan, Wales]; a list of returns on capital invested in coal mines; WSC's speech to the House of Commons on the Eight Hour Bill; the summary of the Miners' Eight Hour Bill Committee report; amendments to the dating of the bill.
Official: Board of Trade: Trade Boards and Sweated Industries Bills, Home Work Committee: notes and printed papers., 08 Aug 1907 - 15 Mar 1909
Includes: Comparison of Recommendations of the Home Work Committee with the Proposals of the Trade Boards Bill; annotated copies of the 1907 and 1908 Reports of the Select Committee on Home Work.
Official: Board of Trade: Trade Boards Bill, Sweated Industries Bill: notes and papers., 18 Feb 1908 - 09 Apr 1909
Official: Board of Trade: Trades Unions, Unemployment Insurance: notes and papers., 28 May 1907 - 13 Sep 1909
Includes: unemployment graphs from the trades unions, 1899-1909; a memorandum on Unemployment Insurance and the benefits in the principal unions; a memorandum on the growth of the trades unions, with particular reference to unemployment benefit; a memorandum on the influence of the unions on labour exchanges and unemployment insurance.
German papers and booklets on unemployment insurance, including health insurance and employment offices.
Printed German application forms for unemployment insurance, including forms for: medical treatment; old age and invalidity insurance; the return of contributions on marriage or death.
Official: Board of Trade: Unemployment Insurance, Labour Exchanges Bill: notes and papers., 30 Nov 1908 - 11 Sep 1909
Includes: a note by WSC on the need to rearrange the Board of Trade's Labour Department; "Unemployment: A Problem of Industry" by William Beveridge (lectures delivered at Oxford, October - November 1908); "Notes on a Scheme for Unemployed Insurance" by Sidney Webb [later 1st Lord Passfield]; "Labour Exchanges and Compulsory Insurance" by Sir Charles McLaren and Harold Cox.
Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: unemployment and unemployment insurance; immigration from Ireland; petrol prices; foreign affairs in China, Germany, India; the United States and the prohibition treaty; the reduction and limitation of armaments; the proposed Baghdad [Iraq] to Haifa [Israel] railway and pipeline; radium research; the Channel Tunnel; the report of the Commission on East Africa; and the budget.