Found in 316 Collections and/or Records:
Includes suggested replies to questions put to Conservative candidates on a variety of issues including: disarmament arbitration; war debts and reparations; the Kellogg pact; employment of young people; talking films; tied cottages; service pensions; cruelty to animals; taxation of liquor and policy regarding prohibition; education policy; widows and orphans funds; lunacy reform; co-operative societies; motor taxation; and state aid for the deaf.Also includes a letter from Rupert Howorth.
Includes: typescript notes on the Housing and Town Planning Act which cover the duties of County Councils regarding sanitation, slum clearance and the provision of new housing for the poor; WSC's manuscript notes on the extent of poverty and appalling housing conditions revealed by [Seebohm] Rowntree's study of conditions in York and a London County Council report on housing for the working classes.
Includes: the conclusions of the committee; a draft of the Unemployment Insurance (Northern Ireland Agreement) Bill; a Treasury note on the estimated financial effect of the Unemployment Insurance Agreement.
Includes a copy of the 1908 Old Age Pensions Act; 2 papers by "JB" [John Burns, President of the Local Government Board] on the pensions authority; and recommendations by a Cabinet committee for the principles to be observed in framing legislation. Also includes correspondence between officials of the Board of Trade and the Treasury on disqualifications from the act.