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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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(Untitled), 02 Jan 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/197B/175
Scope and Contents Letter from Wilson Harris [Editor of the Spectator] (The Spectator, 99 Gower street, London, WC1 )to John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] requesting permission to quote from some of WSC's letters in J A Spender's papers in his forthcoming biography of Spender. He states that the letters are, "so far as I remember", pre-1914, and that the most interesting one was written while WSC was on a tour of the Nile [Egypt] in 1907 describing the prospects for democracy and outlining the...
Dates: 02 Jan 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/164/103-104
Scope and Contents

Letter from Frederick Guest (7 Aldford Street, Park Lane, [London]) to WSC arguing that recent by-election results suggest that David Lloyd George's economic policies appeal more to agricultural than to urban districts, which is serious for the prospects of the Conservative Party, and suggesting that the Government should respond with a programme of slum clearance, further amalgamation of social services, a revival of trade facilities and development of the Empire.

Dates: 25 Mar 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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(Untitled), 09 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/43-44
Scope and Contents

Minute from [Donald Fergusson] to [WSC] enclosing and summarising CHAR 2/167/45-47 and listing the objections to a scheme of unemployment insurance for agricultural workers.

Dates: 09 May 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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(Untitled), 08 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/45-47
Scope and Contents

Letter from Reginald Franklin (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries) to Donald Fergusson on the possible extent of unemployment among agricultural workers and the policy of the Labour Party on unemployment insurance in agriculture.

Dates: 08 May 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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(Untitled), 02 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/50-51
Scope and Contents

Minute by WSC asking for information about the feasibility of a separate scheme of unemployment insurance for agricultural workers, with reply by James Grigg.

Dates: 02 May 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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(Untitled), [1929]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/53-54
Scope and Contents

Memorandum on unemployment insurance for agricultural workers. Sent with CHAR 2/167/52.

Dates: [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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(Untitled), 29 Oct 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/55-61
Scope and Contents

Cabinet memorandum by the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries [Walter Guinness, later Lord Moyne] on unemployment insurance for agricultural workers. Sent with CHAR 2/167/52.

Dates: 29 Oct 1926
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), Apr 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/86
Scope and Contents

Circular letter from Dorothy, Lady Lawrence, chairman of the executive committee of the National Society of Day Nurseries (117 Piccadilly, [London]) asking whether the recipients will bring the work of the Society to the attention of electors in their constituencies.

Dates: Apr 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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(Untitled), 16 Apr 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/87
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg] hoping that the Prime Minister is considering Hailsham's memorandum [on the care or children between the ages of one and five] [see CHAR 2/167/89-96]. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 16 Apr 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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(Untitled), [Apr] [1929]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/89-96
Scope and Contents

Memorandum from 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg] to WSC on the care of children between the ages of one and five. Sent with CHAR 2/167/88.

Dates: [Apr] [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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(Untitled), c 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/98
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of the first edition of a Labour Party leaflet on their intention to give more generous pensions. Sent with CHAR 2/167/97.

Dates: c 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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(Untitled), c 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/99-100
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of the second edition of a Labour Party leaflet on their intention to give more generous pensions. Sent with CHAR 2/167/97.

Dates: c 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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(Untitled), 30 Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/102
Scope and Contents

Extract from the "New Leader": part of a speech by James Maxton at the Independent Labour Party's conference on the cost of the party's proposed social reforms. Sent with CHAR 2/167/97.

Dates: 30 Mar 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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(Untitled), [Feb] [1929]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/103
Scope and Contents

Rough estimate [drawn up in the Ministry of Labour] of the cost of unemployment benefit at the rates and conditions proposed by the Labour Party. Sent with CHAR 2/167/97.

Dates: [Feb] [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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(Untitled), 20 Feb 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/104-105
Scope and Contents

Letter from Kingsley Wood to Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland on the cost of a non-contributory pension scheme as proposed by the Labour Party. Carbon typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/167/97.

Dates: 20 Feb 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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(Untitled), Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/107
Scope and Contents

Issue of the "Liberal Magazine" including a list of the cost of social services under a Labour government. Sent with CHAR 2/167/97.

Dates: Jul 1927
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), 20 Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/120
Scope and Contents

Campaign card issued by the Early Closing Association featuring an illustration of the Association and its achievements as a large oak tree which a "hostile press" is ineffectually attempting to cut down.

Dates: 20 Mar 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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(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), [Jan] [1934]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/204/6-9
Scope and Contents

Draft of an introduction to a book on the employment exchange system. Sent with CHAR 2/204/5.

Dates: [Jan] [1934]
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), 16 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/170/78
Scope and Contents

"Parliamentary Debates" in the House of Commons, including discussion of the Unemployment Insurance (No 2) Bill.

Dates: 16 Dec 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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(Untitled), 18 Oct 1912 - 22 Oct 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/10/85
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 18 Oct 1912 - 22 Oct 1912
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), 28 Nov 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/7/89-94
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, marked "most secret" relaying a conversation with Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] about including the costs of widows and old age insurance in the budget; balancing relief to the direct taxpayer; meeting the cost of war pensions; the timing of implementing Chamberlain's Insurance Bill; establishment of a committee of experts to consider insurance; housing and funding for building "Weir" steel houses; and support for...
Dates: 28 Nov 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/7/150-164
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from the Chancellor of the Exchequer [WSC] to King George V about his budget proposals. He explains that the budget has two main objectives: to provide security for the wage earning population against misfortune and to encourage the "enterprise of the nation" by remission of income taxes; that the 1925 budget is based on tax revenue of £826 million set against expenditure of £799.5 million; proposals to increase estate duty and taxes on luxury goods and to re-introduce the...
Dates: 23 Apr 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/110/20
Scope and Contents

"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.

Dates: 1920
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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