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Trade unions

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 398 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), c 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/5/41
Scope and Contents

Notes on restrictions on Trade Unions using their funds to pursue "political objects" and the right of individual members to contract out of political action. Manuscript in the hand of WSC.

Dates: c 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.
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(Untitled), c 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/40-49
Scope and Contents Notes marked "confidential" concerning the imminent danger of sympathetic strikes created by a "new force" in trade unionism and the spread of the concepts of sympathetic strikes and of a general strike. Suggestions to avoid this possibility include: compulsory arbitration; the power to report after investigation; the establishment of a Permanent Industrial Commission; and consultation on the steps which should be taken in the event of a general strike. Typescript with handwritten...
Dates: c 1910
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), 13 May 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/2/40
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Hubert Llewellyn-Smith [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (Board of Trade) to [WSC] responding to his suggestion that there should be Trade Union representation at the funeral of King Edward VII. Although Llewellyn-Smith considers the idea attractive, he recommends that it should not be implemented due to the impossibility of creating a representative selection of Trade Unions and other workmen's associations. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 13 May 1910
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), 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/116
Scope and Contents

Draft bill to amend the law with respect to the objects and powers of Trade Unions with amendments [by Stanley Buckmaster]. Covering letter at CHAR 12/9/115.

Dates: 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.
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(Untitled), 21 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/117-118
Scope and Contents

Letter from William, 7th Lord Beauchamp (His Majesty's Office of Works) to WSC marked "immediate" explaining that he may not be able to attend the Osborne Judgement Committee meeting, and discussing the purposes to which General and Special [Trade] Union funds may be devoted. Signed typescript.

Dates: 21 Mar 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.
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(Untitled), 15 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/76
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir William Granet (General Manager's Office, Midland Railway, Derby) to WSC marked "secret" enclosing information about money coming from abroad [to fund the strike in Liverpool] via a German agent called Bebel who has distributed the money amongst various unions. Signed manuscript. See CHAR 12/10/77.

Dates: 15 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/77
Scope and Contents

Transcript of a letter from Sir William Granet (General Manager's Office, Midland Railway, Derby) to WSC marked "secret" enclosing information about money coming from abroad [to fund the strike in Liverpool] via a German agent called Bebel who has distributed the money amongst various unions. Manuscript in the hand of Edward Marsh. See CHAR 12/10/76.

Dates: 15 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/10-11
Scope and Contents

Notes concerning the widespread industrial unrest including observations on the following subjects: the threat posed by trade unionism; the concepts of sympathetic strikes and the general strike; and the lack of control in the event of a railway strike. Suggestions are made for a meeting between the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] and large industrial employers or the establishment of a committee. Manuscript on the notepaper of the Board of Trade.

Dates: [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.
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(Untitled), 27 Jul 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/84
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 27 Jul 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.
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(Untitled), 08 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/31-32
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: discussion of the Army estimates introduced by [Richard] Haldane [Secretary of State for War]; WSC's approval of Haldane's army reforms; and a debate over the non-payment of trade union rates of wages in Government shops in the War Office. Includes manuscript corrections.

Dates: 08 Mar 1910
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), 01 Oct 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/13/101-102
Scope and Contents

Minute from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to the Director of the Intelligence Division, Admiralty [Rear-Admiral Alexander Bethell], asking for comment on a letter from "Captain" Tupper, one of the most violent and competent of the strike leaders in the ports in 1912, who had written to WSC about espionage in the ports. WSC asks Bethell to meet Tupper and not to hand him over to Commander Mansfield Cumming [of the Secret Intelligence Service, MI6]. [Carbon].

Dates: 01 Oct 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Aug 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/4B/128-129
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] to WSC enquiring if should he go on a proposed visit to the United States in October; annotated by WSC, Clement Attlee, Lord Privy Seal and Ernest Bevin, Minister of Labour and National Service, in agreement, with filing note on Citrine's proposed visit.

Dates: 31 Aug 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Sep 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/4B/132
Scope and Contents Memorandum from [?] Sir Thomas Phillips [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour] to [Ernest Bevin, Minister of Labour and National Service] advising that Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] should delay his visit to the United States until after the American Presidential elections; on reverse a memorandum from Sir Frederick Leggett [Under-Secretary, Ministry of Labour] to Phillips advising that now...
Dates: 02 Sep 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/4B/148
Scope and Contents

Printed address delivered by Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] to the 60th annual convention of the American Federation of Labor; talks generally on the war struggle against the Nazis, the burden shouldered by British Labour and the need for increased American production of planes and supplies.

Dates: 25 Nov 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/2A/4-5
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Ernest Bevin [Minister of Labour and National Service] on the Conference of Trades Union Executives. [Carbon].

Dates: 24 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Aug 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/45/14-15
Scope and Contents

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].

Dates: 07 Aug 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Aug 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/45/16-17
Scope and Contents

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].

Dates: 07 Aug 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Aug 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/45/18-19
Scope and Contents

Admiralty note and minute by Sir Frederick Black [Director of Navy Contracts] on disruption of work in the coal mines.

Dates: 07 Aug 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Aug 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/45/20
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 09 Aug 1914
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Feb 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/47/53
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 13 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jun 1941 - 18 Jun 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/35/1-4
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Charles Allom (43 North Audley Street, Grosvenor Square [London]) to WSC on methods used to increase industrial output in World War I and offering his services to the country. Signed typescript. With note from "A B" [Anthony Bevir, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC and a carbon copy of WSC's reply to Allom.

Dates: 13 Jun 1941 - 18 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Sep 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54A/70
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary, Trades Union Council] asking him not to raise the matter of the Trades' Disputes Act during the war.

Dates: 02 Sep 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Mar 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/91/26-53
Scope and Contents

Notes of a conference between the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, and representatives of the Mining Association and Miners' Federation on the report of the Royal Commission on the coal industry, on subjects including: recruitment and labour, and ending subsidies for the industry; requests by the Association and Federation for clarification on the report, particularly on whether the industry was to be reorganised; recommendations of the report.Typescript transcribed from shorthand notes.

Dates: 25 Mar 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1926 - 17 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/92/119-134
Scope and Contents

Notes of a conference between the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, and representatives of the Miners' Federation, on district negotiations by the mine owners, rather than national negotiations, particularly on wage settlements and contracts of service.Typescript transcribed from shorthand notes of Treasury reporters.

Dates: 15 Apr 1926 - 17 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Mar 1926 - 01 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/93/1
Scope and Contents Pamphlet consisting of: minutes of a meeting between the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, and representatives of the Mining Association and the Miners' Federation (11 March) on the report of the Coal Commission; account of a deputation to Baldwin by the Association and Federation (24 March) on the report of the Commission and the general state of the industry, particularly recruitment and labour, ending subsidies for the industry, whether the industry was to be reorganised, and...
Dates: 11 Mar 1926 - 01 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open