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Trade unions

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 398 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: correspondence and papers., 23 Mar 1926 - 11 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/113
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the settlement of the coal dispute, including: 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], the Lord Privy Seal; the revised draft of the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]'s statement to mine-owners and miners; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to WSC]; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (4); Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to WSC]; Arthur Cook, Secretary, Miners'Federation; Kenneth Lee...
Dates: 23 Mar 1926 - 11 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: minutes 1 - 30., 18 Mar 1926 - 30 Aug 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/116
Scope and Contents

Includes: the minutes and conclusions of the committee.Also includes: a draft statement by the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; a letter from Evan Williams [President, Mining Association] on the breaking-off of negotiations with the Miners' Federation.

Dates: 18 Mar 1926 - 30 Aug 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: minutes 31 - 50., 06 Sep 1926 - 06 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/117
Scope and Contents

Includes: the minutes and conclusions of the committee.Also includes: a note by Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on buying coal supplies; Ronald Waterhouse, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin], on Government proposals; a draft circular to local authorities on coal rationing; a draft of the Coal Mines (Settlement of Dispute) Bill.

Dates: 06 Sep 1926 - 06 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 1 - 12., 17 Mar 1926 - 21 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/118
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the coal dispute, including: Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the transfer of unemployed miners and profit sharing; a Mining Association memorandum on their proposed course of action; George Lane-Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] Secretary for Mines; Christopher Hurst [Secretary to the Commission]; a Treasury memorandum on the transfer of unemployed miners; WSC; the report of the committee on mining royalties; Sir Otto Niemeyer...
Dates: 17 Mar 1926 - 21 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 13 - 20., 23 Apr 1926 - 27 Apr 1926

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

Includes: notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation, the Mining Association, and the Industrial Committee of the Trades Union Congress on the coal dispute.

Dates: 23 Apr 1926 - 27 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 21 - 24., 27 Apr 1926 - 28 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/120
Scope and Contents

Includes: notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation, the Mining Association and the Industrial Committee of the Trades Union Congress on the coal dispute.

Dates: 27 Apr 1926 - 28 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 25 - 30., 28 Apr 1926 - 30 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/121
Scope and Contents

Includes: notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation, the Mining Association and the Industrial Committee of the Trades Union Congress on the coal dispute.

Dates: 28 Apr 1926 - 30 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 31 - 40., 30 Apr 1926 - 18 May 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/122
Scope and Contents

Includes: notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation, the Mining Association and the Industrial Committee of the Trades Union Congress on the coal dispute; draft replies to Arthur Cook [Secretary, Miners' Federation]'s queries on Government proposals.

Dates: 30 Apr 1926 - 18 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 41 - 50., 17 May 1926 - 17 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/123
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the coal dispute, including: the Ministry of Labour reply to Arthur Cook [Secretary, Miners' Federation]'s query on assistance to displaced miners; notes of a meeting between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation; Arthur Cook on the Federation's reply to Government proposals; the report of Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour's sub-committee on the coal dispute; notes of a meeting between ministers and...
Dates: 17 May 1926 - 17 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 51 - 80., 18 Jun 1926 - 26 Oct 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/124
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the coal dispute, including: corrections to the draft Mining Industry Bill; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on municipal trading in coal; George Lane-Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] Secretary for Mines, on the qualifications of mine managers, and the Fuel and Power Council; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on negotiations with Arthur Cook [Secretary, Miners' Federation] and the Federation; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir...
Dates: 18 Jun 1926 - 26 Oct 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 81 - 86., 29 Oct 1926 - 06 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/125
Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on the coal dispute, including: Board of Trade reports on the output and employment of coal mines, October 1926; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on coal supplies for gas, electricity and the railways; notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation.

Dates: 29 Oct 1926 - 06 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 87 - 90., 08 Nov 1926 - 25 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/126
Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on the coal dispute, including: notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation and of the Industrial Committee of the Trades Union Congress; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on procedure for negotiations; George Lane-Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] Secretary for Mines, on the suggested Government offer.

Dates: 08 Nov 1926 - 25 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 91 - 99., 11 Nov 1926 - 14 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/127
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the coal dispute, including: notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation; Board of Trade reports on the output and employment at coal mines, November 1926; notes of correspondence between representatives of the Mining Association, including Evan Williams [President], and George Lane-Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] Secretary for Mines; John Forbes Watson, Director, National Confederation of Employers'...
Dates: 11 Nov 1926 - 14 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: related Cabinet papers., 27 Nov 1925 - 21 Jan 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/115
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the coal dispute, including: George Lane-Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] Secretary for Mines, on subjects including co-operative selling, the Commission's recommendations, ending the coal subsidy and the Industrial Court Bill; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on co-operative selling; WSC; a Treasury memorandum on the nationalization of mining royalties; 4th Lord...
Dates: 27 Nov 1925 - 21 Jan 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: various papers., 30 Apr 1926 - 27 Sep 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/114A-B
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the settlement of the coal dispute, including: Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister (4); representatives of the Miners' Federation; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India (2); Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to WSC]; proposals for the settlement of the dispute; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury] on mining royalties (2); Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton],...
Dates: 30 Apr 1926 - 27 Sep 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: correspondence and notes., 16 Feb 1925 - 23 Oct 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Charley" [7th Lord Londonderry, earlier Lord Castlereagh] on the Amending Bill of the Trades Union Act concerning the payment of political levies by trade union members; a representative of the Durham Conservatives on the risk of losing support among working men if the Amending Bill is not passed (3); notes [? by WSC] on Britain being obliged to defend Iraq until 1928, and on the importance of not being responsible for Iraq afterwards.Other subjects include: whether...
Dates: 16 Feb 1925 - 23 Oct 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: General Strike., 01 May 1926 - 17 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/141
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the General Strike, including: draft statements on the Government position; Walter Citrine, Acting Secretary, Trades Union Congress (2); notes on the Special Constabulary; Frederick Britten Austin on broadcasting coverage (2); Frederick Guest on broadcasting and Union strike pay (2); Reginald Hoare; a copy of the Birmingham Trade Union Strike Bulletin; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the need to use the Special Constabulary and the Territorial...
Dates: 01 May 1926 - 17 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Legislation Committee (Trade Union Bill): conclusions 1 - 12., 05 Jun 1926 - 22 Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/130
Scope and Contents Subjects include: picketing; Trade Unionism in the Civil Service and in local authorities; the secret ballot; the political levy; the Trade Disputes Act; registration of unions.Also includes: Sir Allan Smith on the secret ballot; Sir Warren Fisher, Secretary to the Treasury, on Trade Unionism in the Civil Service; notes of meetings between the committee and representatives of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, the Confederation of Employers' Organisations, and the...
Dates: 05 Jun 1926 - 22 Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Legislation Committee (Trade Union Bill): papers 1 - 8., 28 Oct 1925 - 10 Jun 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/131
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the Trade Unions, including: copies of the Trade Union Acts, 1871 and 1913, the Conspiracy and Protection of Property Act, 1875, and the Trade Disputes Act, 1906; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the law covering picketing and peaceful persuasion; Sir Edward Troup [former Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office], on intimidation (1911-1922); drafts of the Lock-outs and Strikes (Prohibition) Bill and the...
Dates: 28 Oct 1925 - 10 Jun 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Legislation Committee (Trade Union Bill): papers 9 - 17., 25 May 1926 - 26 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/132
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the Trade Unions, including: Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on Trade Unionism in local authorities; the draft report of the committee; a draft of the Trade Union Bill; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the secret ballot; draft clauses on Trade Unionism in the Civil Service and local authorities, and the ballot; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on his meeting with representatives of the...
Dates: 25 May 1926 - 26 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Legislation Committee (Trade Union Bill): papers 18 - 30., 30 Jul 1926 - 18 Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/133
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the Trade Unions, including: the draft 2nd report of the committee; the proposals of the Engineering and Allied Employers' National Federation, and the National Confederation of Employers' Organisations on amendments to Trade Union law; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to WSC] on the proposals of the National Union of Manufacturers; Henry Betterton [later 1st Lord Rushcliffe], Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour, on his meetings with...
Dates: 30 Jul 1926 - 18 Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Legislation Committee (Trade Union Bill): related Cabinet papers., 25 Mar 1926 - 22 Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/134
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the Trade Unions, including: the report of the Public Order Committee; a draft of the Preservation of Public Order Bill; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], the Lord Privy Seal, on the need for a new industrial policy; reports of the Legislation Committee; Sir Warren Fisher, Secretary to the Treasury, on Trade Unionism in the Civil Service; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on Trade...
Dates: 25 Mar 1926 - 22 Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 21 to 30., Jan 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/153
Scope and Contents Includes: a paper by [Sir Maurice] Hankey [Cabinet Secretary] on the parliamentary programme; a paper on the political parties, personalities and ministers in China; [Sir Hugh] Trenchard [Chief of Air Staff] on aircraft in China; [1st] Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] and [Sir Austen Chamberlain] Foreign Secretary on diplomatic relations and communications with the Soviet Union; [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal, on House of Lords reform; [Sir] Philip...
Dates: Jan 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 31 to 50., Feb 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/154
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: a copy of a speech by King George V on the opening of parliament on relations with foreign powers and civil war in China; [1st Lord] Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India, on the Trade Unions disputes bill; [Sir] John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland, on poor relief to miners' dependents and poor law emergency provisions in Scotland; [Sir] Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the...
Dates: Feb 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 40 - 69., 13 Dec 1921 - 04 Mar 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/29
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on airship development; the Financial Secretary to the Treasury [Walter Guinness, later 1st Lord Moyne] on the Trade Facilities Bill and Sandwich [Kent] Port and Haven Bill; a draft of the Sandwich Port and Haven Bill; the report of the Safeguarding of Industries Committee; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment benefit and the electrical trades...
Dates: 13 Dec 1921 - 04 Mar 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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