Found in 316 Collections and/or Records:
Timetable of Parliamentary business including allocation of Parliamentary days to individual bills and a schedule of the days for discussion of the National Insurance Bill at Committee stage. Typescript annotated "Very confidential. Please return to Chief Whip".
Report of the fortieth meeting of the Government Committee on the Prevention and Relief of Distress. Two typescript copies.
Report of the thirty-ninth meeting of the Government Committee on the Prevention and Relief of Distress.
Letter from [Percy] Malcolm Stewart, Commissioner for the Special Areas (England and Wales) to Lord Wolmer (later 3rd Lord Selborne), enclosing carbon copy of his third report to the Minister of Labour.
General Election - Conservative and Unionist Party Daily Notes, including note by Sir Kingsley Wood on the new pensions scheme [printed].
Letter from James Stuart [Government Chief Whip] to WSC, passing on congratulations from MPs and ministers on his recent broadcast [10 May] and parliamentary opposition to the Beveridge plan [? of social insurance].
Letter from the Reverend William Geikie-Cobb, Chairman, Marriage Law Reform League (1 Broad Street Buildings, Liverpool Street, London) to WSC, inviting him to become President of the League, in place of the late 1st Lord Buckmaster. He admits the unpopularity of public dealing with questions of marriage, but cites 1st Lord Hewart [Lord Chief Justice]'s recent articles on the need for reform.
Letter from Richard Haldane [Secretary of State for War] (28, Queen Anne's Gate, Westminster [London]) to WSC expressing his agreement with WSC's plans for prison reform and treatment of tramps (with special provision for those who may be converted into "industrious citizens") and saying that these measures might be well-suited to the 1911 Parliamentary session. Signed manuscript annotated "public".
Letter from WSC (Home Office) to the Cabinet enclosing a report of an address on the feeble-minded [see CHAR 12/1/3] delivered in May 1909 by Dr A F Tredgold (one of the medical advisors to the Royal Commission on the feeble-minded). The report is recommended by WSC as it summarises the "serious problem to be faced" which is the subject of a draft Bill.
Note from Edward Marsh [Secretary to WSC] to Alfred Rutter, Director of Greenwich Hospital, asking about [naval pensions]; annotated by Rutter on two specific cases for Greenwich Hospital Pensions.
"Ex-service men and women. By W.S. Practical information and authoritative facts relating to the interests of all men and women who served in the Great War." Pro-government pamphlet covering pensions, training and resettlement.
Cutting on speech by WSC at Annual Dinner of Southsea Conservative Association [Hampshire], subjects covered include service and old age pensions, social reform and the Empire Speech part pub. in Complete Speeches V.1 p.30.
Cutting from Oldham Daily Standard, account of Conservative Election meeting at Theatre Royal, Oldham, including speech by WSC, praising the late member Robert Ascroft, also on pensions and the need for a Church Discipline Bill.
Draft of an introduction to a book on the employment exchange system. Sent with CHAR 2/204/5.
Letter from [WSC] to Charles McCurdy suggesting a resolution affirming the Government's commitment to constructive social policy. Carbon typescript copy.
Resolution [by WSC] affirming the Government's commitment to constructive social policy. Carbon typescript copy.
Letter from J S Pierce (8 Brookland Road, Risca, Monmouthshire, [Wales]) to WSC arguing that health and unemployment insurance should be combined and should be made directly by the Government through the labour exchanges. Typescript copy at CHAR 2/121/69-70.