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Labour relations

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 489 Collections and/or Records:

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Budget Statement, 11 Apr 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79/5
Scope and Contents

Print of WSC's Budget statement on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund, simplification of income tax, tax evasion, indirect taxation, the McKenna Duties, wine and tobacco duties, the Road Fund and beer duties.

Dates: 11 Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Budget Statement, 11 Apr 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79/7-71
Scope and Contents

Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund, simplification of income tax, tax evasion, indirect taxation, the McKenna Duties, wine and tobacco duties, the Road Fund and beer duties.Typescript laid out in "psalm style" with manuscript annotations in red and black ink by WSC.

Dates: 11 Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Coal Trade Dispute (Adjournment)", 31 Aug 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/76/47-62
Scope and Contents

Speech notes for WSC's statement on possible ways forward in the coal dispute, the chances of new proposals and the results of the strike. Typescript speaking notes laid out in "psalm style" annotated in manuscript by WSC. Filing envelope present.

Dates: 31 Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Confidential minute from WSC to Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services], 20 Mar [1926]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/30B/172
Scope and Contents

Minute instructing Sir George Barstow to ascertain how much of the government subsidy for miners' wages had been spent on wages and how much was profit to the coal owners and to establish the "true financial position of the coal trade". Carbon typescript.

Dates: 20 Mar [1926]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Copy of a letter from WSC to "Charlie", 7th Lord Londonderry [earlier Lord Castlereagh], 03 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28/106-108
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC setting out his thoughts on what owners of mines ought to have done, specifically attending a conference and agreeing to negotiate a national agreement. He criticises the attitude of the owners' representatives and comments on the government's efforts to combat Bolshevism and on the position of the coal owners "It is not the business of Coal Owners as Coal Owners to fight Socialism" and that he (WSC) could not avoid making some criticisms of the coal owners though...
Dates: 03 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Correspondence on NHS pay settlement, 1957-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/132
Scope and Contents

Letters from National Health Service employees in JA's Preston constituency, Lancashire, on the Minister of Health's refusal to grant their pay settlement. Includes a memorandum from Derek Walker-Smith, Minister of Health [later Lord Broxbourne] on the pay settlement.

Dates: 1957-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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"Emergency Power", 02 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/76/1-10
Scope and Contents

Draft notes for WSC's statement on the coal dispute, the 8 Hours Bill, wages, the Labour Party's vote of censure against the Government, the miners' refusal to come to terms, and the results of the strike. Manuscript in the hands of WSC and ?Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]. Several pages are written on official envelopes.

Dates: 02 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Series

Home Office, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12
Scope and Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHAR 12: THE HOME OFFICE: GENERAL The Home Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Home Secretary. The papers have been arranged into correspondence and subject-based files. The Home Office papers form a departmental sub-class of the official class of the Chartwell Papers which was divided according to the various offices held by WSC. Files containing varying numbers of items were...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
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.
 Series

Industrial and Human Relations and Economics, 1942 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GOEV 6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising of articles, lectures, correspondence, a diary, research notes, press cuttings, photographs and microfilm.

Dates: 1942 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Industrial Co-partnership Association, 1949-01 - 1955-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/117
Scope and Contents

Includes: association pamphlets; correspondence on profit-sharing schemes and employee representation in industry, with representatives of the British Gas Staff Association and the cotton industry from JA's Preston constituency, Lancashire, and other correspondents including Geoffrey Lloyd, Minister of Fuel and Power and John Biggs-Davison (2).

Dates: 1949-01 - 1955-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Literary: Articles., 08 Dec 1918 - 31 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/36
Scope and Contents 1. British Naval Supremacy, 8 Dec 1918 [carbon] 2. The Whole World is at a Standstill, 12 Jan 1919 [carbon] 3. The Foreign Policy of Britain, 22 June 1919 [carbon] 4. Our Armaments after the War, 29 June 1919 [carbon] 5. The Truth About the Navy, 9 Nov 1919 [carbon] 6. Can Labour Govern?, 16 Nov 1919 [carbon] 7. Russia and Germany, 23 Nov 1919 [carbon] 8. America and The Treaty, 30 Nov 1919 [carbon] 9. The Right to Strike, 7 Dec 1919 [carbon] 10. The Red Fever, 25 Jan 1920 [carbon] 11....
Dates: 08 Dec 1918 - 31 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 22 Jun 1919 - 19 Mar 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/37
Scope and Contents 1. "Could Labour Govern the Country", Sunday Herald, 16 Nov 1919, [typescript and cutting].2. "Have we done with Germany: The Danger of Another Great European Explosion" Sunday Herald, 23 Nov 1919, [typescript].3. "Will America Fail Us? Why U.S.A. Hesitates to Ratify the Treaty - and the Consequences", Sunday Herald, 30 Nov 1919 [typescript].4. "Britain's Foreign Policy", Weekly Dispatch, 22 June 1919 [cutting].5. "Our Armaments after the War", Weekly Dispatch, 29 June 1919 [cutting].6. "The...
Dates: 22 Jun 1919 - 19 Mar 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: articles: News of the World 4., Oct 1937 - Nov 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/567
Scope and Contents Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "The General Strike" on the railway strikes of 1911 and 1919, and the General Strike of 1926; "The Crisis of 1931" on the economic crisis of summer 1931 and the fall of Ramsay Macdonald's Labour Government; "Vision of the Future Through Eyes of Science" on the history and future of human progress; "Life in a World Controlled by the Scientists" on the future possibilities and risks of science.Also includes: annotated proofs...
Dates: Oct 1937 - Nov 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Business Correspondence concerning "The World Crisis" and its sequel "The Aftermath" [published as Volume 4]., 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/207
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with representatives of Curtis Brown Limited concerning: negotiations with Charles Scribner on the publication of an American edition; negotiations with Thornton Butterworth Limited; world-wide serialisation of the books; contracts; financial agreements on advances and commission to be paid to WSC; and sales figures for "The Aftermath".Includes material on the disruption caused by the General Strike.

Dates: 25 Sep 1923 - 15 Jun 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC: 1., Jul 1938 - Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/620
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings from Collier's for: "Japan Guesses Wrong" on Japanese battleship building, the British and American response, making comparisons with naval strategy during World War I; "Dictators on Dynamite" (British title "Dictators at the Cross-roads") on the rise of Hitler and Benito Mussolini and the contemporary situation in Germany and Italy; "England Learns About Labor" (British title "The Problem of the Labour Unions") on union radicalism, supporting the recognition of...
Dates: Jul 1938 - Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Collier's magazine articles: correspondence., 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/604
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Representatives of Collier's including the Editor, William Chenery (16); representatives of Curtis Brown Limited, New York [United States] Office (28) on subjects including WSC's US taxes and the scope for syndicating his articles in the US, and the London Office on publication rights for WSC's US articles in the United Kingdom (2); Brendan Bracken suggesting subjects for US articles; Adam Marshall Diston and Richard Clarke on preparing articles for WSC; Admiral Sir...
Dates: 03 Feb 1938 - 30 Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 7., 29 Sep 1940 - 10 Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/671
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The British Working Man" on WSC's views on the rights and responsibilities of trade unions, strikes, the role of government in industrial disputes, and the birth of the Labour Party; "A Very Great Englishman" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell, his role at the siege of Mafeking [South Africa] and the founding of the Boy Scouts Movement; "The March of Progress" on scientific developments and their effect on mankind from the Stone Age to the mid-twentieth...
Dates: 29 Sep 1940 - 10 Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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"Memorandum of facts with regard to the coal dispute", May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/141/54-64
Scope and Contents

Paper on the "rights and wrongs" of the coal dispute which led to the General Strike on subjects including: slump in trade in coal; subsidy of miners' wages; report of the Coal Commission and reaction of the miners; attitude of the coal owners; failure of negotiations; and rates of pay for miners. Typescript. In file of papers labelled "Various reports issued during Strike".

Dates: May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Ministry of Labour, 1931 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FLUD 4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection is made up largely of press cuttings, speeches and papers relating to Floud's 33 years at the Board of Agriculture (later the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries) and his time as High Commissioner in Canada (1934-1938).

Dates: 1931 - 1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Misleading statements as to the breakdown", May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/141/51-53
Scope and Contents

Paper on beliefs about the causes of the General Strike including: the closing of the "Daily Mail" and other threats to newspapers; lookout notices issued by coal owners; and on the need for the government to issue information in printed form and through using trained speakers. Carbon typescript with manuscript additions, annotated "Keep". In file of papers labelled "Various reports issued during Strike".

Dates: May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Boy Labour: printed papers., 20 Feb 1908 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/27A-B
Scope and Contents Includes: Outline of a National System of Labour Exchanges; an annotated copy of the Royal Commission on the Poor Laws and Relief of Distress report, by Cyril Jackson, on Boy Labour, with a memorandum from the General Post Office on Conditions of Employment of Telegraph Messengers; an annotated copy of the Report of the Royal Commission on the Poor Laws and Relief of Distress, volume 1, on procedure, the statistical survey of poor law problems, a historical sketch of the poor laws down to...
Dates: 20 Feb 1908 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Continental Unemployment Insurance and Labour Exchanges: notes and printed papers., 28 Sep 1908 - 27 Aug 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/26
Scope and Contents Includes: a memorandum on Labour Colonies on the Continent, in Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France and Belgium; a memorandum on Insurance and Unemployment in Foreign Countries, including Trade Union unemployed benefit and other forms of insurance in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Italy, Norway and Denmark; notes by William Beveridge [Board of Trade Director of Labour Exchanges] on German Labour Exchanges; memoranda on Strasbourg [Germany, later France] Labour Exchanges;...
Dates: 28 Sep 1908 - 27 Aug 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 15 Jan 1908 - 30 Jul 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Tattersall, cotton trade expert and statistician, on the deadlock between employers and men over a strike in 2 Oldham [Lancashire] cotton mills; Sir William Collins [MP for St Pancras West, London]; Sir Charles King-Harman [High Commissioner of Cyprus]; Sir Sydney Parry, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Customs; 1st Lord Knollys [Private Secretary to Edward VII] passing on the King's approval at the end of a shipbuilding strike, and his hope for the...
Dates: 15 Jan 1908 - 30 Jul 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 05 Dec 1895 - 29 Oct 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith [Permanent Secretary to the Board of Trade] on subjects including the Lancashire cotton dispute, possible legislation for the sweated trades, the difficulties of using Labour Exchanges as a remedy for unemployment, British interests in Turkey, the Midland Railway Company shedding staff, the Brussels [Belgium] Conference on Maritime Conventions and the development of an Arbitration Court for industrial disputes (6); Sir Arthur Davidson...
Dates: 05 Dec 1895 - 29 Oct 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., 01 Nov 1908 - 01 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/4
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [? Ernest Steinkamp] Managing Editor of Curtis Brown international publishing bureau, on having an interview about the new Industrial Arbitration Court (4); Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC] (4); George Cave, MP for Kingston [Surrey] on the Port of London Bill and its effect on Richmond [Surrey]; William Brace; Arthur Wilson Fox [Comptroller-General of the Commercial, Labour and Statistical Departments of the Board of Trade] on Board of Trade recruitment; 4th...
Dates: 01 Nov 1908 - 01 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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