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Social reform

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 316 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: papers 220 - 240., 07 Nov 1923 - 18 May 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/36
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on lace and embroidery duty and the report of the Royal Commission on food prices; the report of the Board of Trade Lace and Embroidery Committee; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the limitation of naval armaments (cruisers); 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State...
Dates: 07 Nov 1923 - 18 May 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 221 - 234., 10 Jul 1928 - 16 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/202
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport, on railways bills; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland, on a bill relating to the slaughter of animals in Scotland; Arthur Balfour, Lord President of the Council, on proposals by the United States for the renunciation of war; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on...
Dates: 10 Jul 1928 - 16 Jul 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 235 - 260., 13 Jul 1928 - 30 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/203
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, William Bridgeman [First Lord of the Admiralty] and Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Minister of Agriculture, on protection for British trawlers on the Murman coast [?Soviet Union]; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on war pensions; [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal, on the use of gas in civil disturbances; [Sir] William Mitchell-Thomson [later...
Dates: 13 Jul 1928 - 30 Jul 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 260 - 279., 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/97
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: the report of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee, on co-operation in financial assistance to Imperial development; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on royal assent to legislation and the conduct of Labour Justices of the Peace during the General Strike; the interim reports of the Committee on the report of the Royal Commission on the coal industry; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Leo Amery,...
Dates: 26 Jun 1924 - 22 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 271 - 300., 06 May 1925 - 25 Jun 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/38
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: a Foreign Office memorandum on the work of the League of Nations committee on sleeping sickness; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on German proposals to France for a security pact; the report of the Colonial Office Financial Mission to Iraq; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the position of loyalists in the Irish Free State; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st...
Dates: 06 May 1925 - 25 Jun 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 301 - 329., 20 Jun 1925 - 11 Jul 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/39
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Francis Humphrys, British Minister Plenipotentiary at Kabul [Afghanistan] on the execution of an Italian subject in Kabul; 2nd Lord Lytton [Viceroy and Acting Governor- General of India] on the Italian reaction to the execution; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the unclaimed pay of native carriers from the East Africa campaign, and suppressing the Kuomintang in Malaya [later Malaysia]; Sir Philip...
Dates: 20 Jun 1925 - 11 Jul 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 330 - 349., 24 Jun 1925 - 15 Jul 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/40
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: the report of the Unemployment Committee; 1st Lord St Davids [earlier Sir John Philipps], Chairman of the Unemployment Grants Committee, on further work for the committee, 1925-1926; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on the Widows', Orphans' and Old Age Contributory Pensions Bill; Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on the situation in Morocco, Norwegian fishery interests and the position at Canton [later...
Dates: 24 Jun 1925 - 15 Jul 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 360 - 379., 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/103
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: 1st Lord Cecil [of Chelwood, earlier Lord Robert Cecil], Chancellor of the Duchy ofLancaster, on compulsory arbitration in international disputes; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the Police (Appeals) Bill, and poor relief for miners' dependants; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on loans for poor relief in areas affected by the miners' strike; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; Sir...
Dates: 21 Jun 1926 - 09 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 380 - 399., 28 May 1926 - 23 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/104
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: John Pratt, Foreign Office, on British policy in China; William Strang [1st Secretary, Foreign Office] on the anti-British boycott in Canton [later Guangzhou, China]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the Irish Free State's application for a light tank; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; a copy of the proposed terms of settlement for the coal dispute; 1st Lord Balfour, Lord President...
Dates: 28 May 1926 - 23 Nov 1926
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 460 - 484., 29 Jul 1925 - 19 Nov 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/45
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Representation of the People (Economy Provisions) Bill, the award of the Irish Boundary Commission, International Labour Conference conventions on workmen's compensation, and the draft Police Pensions Bill; a draft of the Representation Bill; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on emergency arrangements in case of strikes; a Ministry...
Dates: 29 Jul 1925 - 19 Nov 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 520 - 539., 18 Nov 1925 - 24 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/47
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on Empire foodstuffs to be considered by the Imperial Economic Committee; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne], Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, on the Tithe Bill; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the Rating (Scotland) Bill; a draft of the Rating Bill; [Sir Francis Humphrys], British...
Dates: 18 Nov 1925 - 24 Dec 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: Cabinet: printed papers., 1907 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/19
Scope and Contents Printed Cabinet papers on various subjects including: an annual report of affairs in Austria-Hungary; the Police (weekly rest day) bill; memoranda by WSC on the situation in Cyprus and the political aspect of financial problems there; the industrial and provident societies (amendment) bill; old age pensions; commercial negotiations with Portugal; opium manufacture in Hong Kong; West Indian steamship services; proposals for a new museum of science; and roads in Persia [later Iran].Also...
Dates: 1907 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers., 02 Feb 1911 - 31 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/26
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on various subjects including: the deposition given by the Sultan of Zanzibar [Tanzania]; an "all British" route between the United Kingdom and Canada; legal precedents relating to the King appearing in court as a witness [relating to a libel case involving King George V]; the mental infirmity bill; report on national expenditure; the treatment of the feeble minded; labour exchanges and the Dominions; unemployment insurance; a new Science Museum in South Kensington [London];...
Dates: 02 Feb 1911 - 31 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: printed papers., Mar 1914 - Aug 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/36
Scope and Contents Includes Cabinet papers on various subjects including: a proposed aircraft expedition to Somaliland [later Somalia]; the national insurance bill including measures to alleviate the problems of unemployment; the foreign enlistment bill; notes on the composition of British Expeditionary Force; correspondence between the Foreign Secretary [Sir Edward Grey] and various ambassadors regarding the European crisis and events leading up to the outbreak of World War I including the declaration of war...
Dates: Mar 1914 - Aug 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Standing Committee on Expenditure: conclusions 7 - 11., 17 Nov 1925 - 30 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/50
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the grant for marketing Empire foodstuffs in Britain; Ministry of Labour provisional estimates (1926-1927) for unemployment insurance and training ex-service men; provision for unemployment relief; admission fees for national galleries and museums; Board of Trade provisional estimates (1926-1927); Ministry of Health services; the Navy, Army and Air Force Insurance Fund; the Road Fund; public opinion on the economy; the National Health Insurance Fund; Post Office estimates;...
Dates: 17 Nov 1925 - 30 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Standing Committee on Expenditure: Papers., 31 Jan 1927 - 03 Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/169
Scope and Contents Includes papers relating to reductions in public expenditure including: 4 papers by Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the army estimates for 1927 and 1928; [Sir] Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, and a Treasury memorandum, on the unemployment insurance bill; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the overseas settlement and proposed reductions; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury] suggesting savings to meet the supplementary estimate...
Dates: 31 Jan 1927 - 03 Nov 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Treasury: Unemployment Insurance Bill Committee., 16 Jun 1927 - 18 Jun 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/177
Scope and Contents Includes committee minutes of statements made by: [Sir] Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade; Clement Tryon, Minister of Pensions on redrafting of the unemployment insurance bill without...
Dates: 16 Jun 1927 - 18 Jun 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Unemployment Insurance Committee., 15 May 1925 - 23 Jun 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/74
Scope and Contents

Includes: minutes and memoranda from the Unemployment Insurance Committee; a note from Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour.

Dates: 15 May 1925 - 23 Jun 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Unemployment Policy Committee: related Cabinet papers and conclusions., 27 Jun 1928 - 20 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/217
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals including: Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on overseas settlement; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the Industrial Transference Board; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, and Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple], Minister of Transport, on concentration and anticipation; Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on...
Dates: 27 Jun 1928 - 20 Jul 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., Mar 1917 - Nov 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/109
Scope and Contents L (Labour) Papers on welfare and housing including papers on the organisation of the Welfare Section;, and the appointment of Welfare Officers; memorandum by R V Vernon on provision of additional houses in places where they were urgently required for war purposes; letters from Sir George Newman, Health of Munition Workers Committee, to Christopher Addison and WSC, Ministers of Munitions on health conditions in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancs, with reports by Rose Squire Dr Janet Campbell on the...
Dates: Mar 1917 - Nov 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Munitions., Nov 1917 - Dec 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/110
Scope and Contents

L (Labour) Papers on welfare and housing including papers by George Duckworth, Ministry of Munitions on housing in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancs.; Monthly Report of Housing Section, May 1918; draft paper on the duties of Welfare Supervisors for Women (sometimes called Employment Supervisors).

Dates: Nov 1917 - Dec 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.