Found in 490 Collections and/or Records:
Copy of a telegram from [WSC] to King George V covering various subjects including: the restoration of essential services on the railway network; the numbers of railway workers still on strike; the refusal of offers of service by the railway managers; the continuing movement of the troops and enrolment of Special Constables and [WSC's] hopes of resolving the London docks strike. Typescript.
Copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V informing him of the improvement of the situation in London where railway and dock workers are returning to work; and describing the serious riots in Liverpool to which the troops have been called. Typescript with manuscript alterations.
Printed copy of the terms of the agreement reached [in the London dock strike] between the Port of London Authority, wharfingers, granary keepers, ship owners and the National Transport Workers' Federation.
Telegram from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to WSC concerning the movement of troops in a town [during industrial unrest]. Manuscript. Contains note by WSC on the dorse.
Minute from the Director of Transports, Admiralty, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on transport of troops to the Dardanelles, reporting that one Division was delayed by 24 hours by War Office action and half a Division was delayed a further 24 hours by labour difficulties [typescript copy].
Letter from an unknown correspondent to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], on disruption of work in the coal mines, and a statement made on the issue by Thomas Macnamara [Financial Secretary to the Admiralty].
Letter from WSC to an unknown correspondent on a statement by Thomas Macnamara [Financial Secretary to the Admiralty], on disruption of work in the coal mines. [Carbon].
Admiralty note and minute by Sir Frederick Black [Director of Navy Contracts] on disruption of work in the coal mines.
Letter from Sir Arthur Markham [MP for Mansfield, Nottinghamshire] (Beachborough Park, Shorncliffe [Kent]) to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the labour dispute in the Welsh coal mines, acknowledging that WSC did not wish him to say anything more on the subject, but pointing out that [? the Nottinghamshire mines] were selling coal to the Admiralty at practically cost prices.
Telegram from a Mr McKechnie, Vickers Shipbuilders, Barrow [Lancashire], to Edward Marsh, Private Secretary to WSC, asking if WSC would be willing to meet Mr Smith, General Secretary of the Employers Engineering Federation, to discuss the serious labour position in the engineering trade as affecting naval work.
Letter from Walter Runciman [President of the Board of Trade] to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], apologising for involving Sir Francis Hopwood [Additional Civil Lord of the Admiralty, later 1st Lord Southborough], in Trades Union negotiations. Runciman also mentions his idea of extending War Risks Insurance to neutrals.
Letter from Admiral Sir John Jellicoe [Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet] to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty], expressing unease about the labour situation on the Tyne and the Clyde, as the short hours worked by the men would affect the Fleet. Jellicoe also asks for a floating dock at Cromarty [Ross and Cromarty, Scotland], wishing that the floating dock at Sheerness [Kent] could be moved north to the Humber, and mentions a measles epidemic in the Fleet.