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Free trade

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 604 Collections and/or Records:

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Budget Statement, 28 Apr 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/71/44
Scope and Contents

Print of WSC's Budget statement on Philip Snowden's last Budget as former Chancellor of the Exchequer, the National Debt, the return to the Gold Standard, expenditure and revenue, estate duty, tax on luxury goods, import duty on hops, the re-imposition of the McKenna Duties, pensions, Imperial Preference, super-tax and income tax.

Dates: 28 Apr 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Budget Statement, 26 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/75A/42-95
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Speaking notes for WSC's Budget statement (26 April), on the inland revenue, debt, expenditure, Fighting Services, the return to the Gold Standard, silk duty, the McKenna Duties, Imperial Preference, betting duty, the Road Fund and the French war debt.Typescript laid out in "psalm style" with manuscript annotations in red and black ink by WSC.

Dates: 26 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Budget Statement, 26 Apr 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/75B/96
Scope and Contents

Print of WSC's Budget statement on the inland revenue, debt, expenditure, Fighting Services, the return to the Gold Standard, silk duty, the McKenna Duties, Imperial Preference, betting duty, the Road Fund and the French war debt.

Dates: 26 Apr 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Sub-Series

Conrad Alexander Blyth (m. 1956), 1961 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/2/Blyth
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'B'.

Dates: 1961 - 1965
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Copy of letter from WSC to Stanley Baldwin, 16 Oct 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/572/104-105
Scope and Contents Copy of letter from WSC to Stanley Baldwin on the Conservative Party's latest manifesto on tariff reform. WSC feels that the policy has been expressed in very general terms which means that it is capable of being interpreted in different ways. He expresses his opposition to the 'protective taxation of staple foods, by which I mean particularly wheat or other cereals, beef, mutton, bacon and milk' because he does not believe that the Dominions would offer any opportunities for British...
Dates: 16 Oct 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Fiscal file, 1888 - 1924-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/65
Scope and Contents Papers on taxation and industry, particularly relating to free trade and the McKenna duties [tax on luxury imports], including: notes by LSA on unemployment and the resulting Labour election victory [? of 1924]; pamphlets on free trade, protectionism, the problems of industry, Empire trade figures and tariff reform; Silk Association enquiry into the silk industry and report of evidence given to the Board of Trade into the industry; trade figures, including iron and steel output; papers from...
Dates: 1888 - 1924-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General files on political issues, 1924-02 - 1927-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/10
Scope and Contents Includes: paper given at the conference of the League of Nations Union, by [William] Lionel Hichens, Chairman of Cammell Laird and Company, Limited, on hours and wages in relation to unemployment; press-cutting of an article by LSA on wage-fixing; abbreviated draft by LSA of the King's speech, on foreign and colonial policy, unemployment, agriculture and pensions; prints of articles by LSA for the National Review on free trade and socialism, how Britain won and lost industrial supremacy, and...
Dates: 1924-02 - 1927-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Literary., 1925 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/202
Scope and Contents Proofs and an offprint of WSC's article entitled "The German Splendour" on WSC's visits to Germany in 1906 and 1906 to see Kaiser Wilhelm II and the manoeuvres of the German army. Includes WSC's observations on the strength of the German army and navy compared to British forces, on German artillery, and military techniques (which are compared to those used at the Battle of Omdurman).Proofs and an offprint of WSC's article entitled "Consistency in Politics" which includes: observations on the...
Dates: 1925 - 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "Great Contemporaries": proofs., 22 Jun 1937 - 26 Jul 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/584
Scope and Contents

Annotated proofs of the following articles by WSC: "Arthur James Balfour" on 1st Lord Balfour's career, including the Free Trade issue in 1903; "Hitler and his Choice" on German rearmament since the First World War and Hitler since 1935; "George Nathaniel Curzon" on 1st Lord Curzon.Also includes: a letter from 17th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley] correcting details about himself in the Balfour article.

Dates: 22 Jun 1937 - 26 Jul 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "My Life", News of the World: copy., Jan 1935 - Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/522A-B
Scope and Contents Carbon copies of the following articles by WSC: "My Life" [in 12 parts]: "Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst; "Frontier Days in India" on WSC's expedition to India with the 4th Hussars, and the frontier risings of 1897; "Charge of the 21st Lancers" on the battle of Omdurman and the Sudan Campaign; "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "My Life", News of the World": press cuttings., Jan 1935 - Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/524
Scope and Contents

Cuttings of the following articles by WSC from "My Life": "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord Randolph Churchill's autobiography and the Free Trade issue; "Changing the Political Camp" on going over to the Liberals, South Africa and the Board of Trade; Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst.

Dates: Jan 1935 - Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "My Life", News of the World": proofs., Jan 1935 - Mar 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/523A-B
Scope and Contents Galley proofs of the following articles by WSC: "My Life" [in 12 parts]: "Looking Back on Sixty Years" on WSC's childhood, education and time at Sandhurst; "Frontier Days in India" on WSC's expedition to India with the 4th Hussars, and the frontier risings of 1897; "Charge of the 21st Lancers" on the battle of Omdurman and the Sudan Campaign; "Taken Prisoner by the Boers" on WSC as a war correspondent in South Africa; "My Escape from Pretoria"; "My Entry into Politics" on writing Lord...
Dates: Jan 1935 - Mar 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: News of the World articles by WSC: 5., Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/618
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs and cuttings from the News of the World for: "Memories of Parliament as a Novitiate Member" on the thrill of being an MP, features of the House of Commons, the gulf between the parties in the early years of the century, Joseph Chamberlain, the Free Trade debate, Charles Parnell and the flogging of soldiers; "On Making a Maiden Speech in the House" on the maiden speeches by F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] and WSC, the effect of the Irish Nationalists and later,...
Dates: Dec 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 2., Nov 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/648
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "First Political Triumph, A Ban by the Duchess, Trouble with My Party Chiefs, Free Trade War Starts" on his return from the Boer War, victory at Oldham [Lancashire] in the 1900 General Election, obtaining his father's papers for the biography of Lord Randolph Churchill, and the opening of the Free Trade versus Protection debate; "I Was Warned that I Should be Called a Turncoat" on his dispute with Joseph Chamberlain and the Conservative Party,...
Dates: Nov 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Notes for speeches, 1903-08 - 1915-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/19
Scope and Contents Manuscript speech notes by LSA on subjects including: tariff reform, Imperial Preference and Free Trade; Imperial defence; the role of the Royal Navy; the Imperial Conference; the constitution and reform of the House of Lords; national service; policy on South Africa, particularly on equal rights for the Boers and British. Also includes: notes on whether LSA himself should join the army at Salonika [Thessaloniki, Greece] or stay in the War Office; draft letter on the possibility of...
Dates: 1903-08 - 1915-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Official: Board of Trade: Anglo-French Commercial Relations: notes and papers., 22 Dec 1907 - 08 Nov 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold Cox; Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] on the revision of the French tariff and the Gambia-Muscat [later Muscat and Oman] negotiations (2); Sir Francis Bertie [British Ambassador to France]; Herbert Asquith [Chancellor of the Exchequer, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] on the revision of wine duty. Also includes: a memorandum on commercial relations with France by WSC, on imports with false origins, the wine surtax, wine duty and the French surtaxe...
Dates: 22 Dec 1907 - 08 Nov 1909
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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Official: Board of Trade: correspondence., Apr 1901 - 30 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/5
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: George Marks [Liberal MP for Launceston, Cornwall] and Sir John Barker [Liberal MP for Penryn and Falmouth, Cornwall] on the appointment of a Conservative to the post of Official Receiver in Cornwall; Ailwyn Fellowes [Deputy Chairman, Great Eastern Railway, later 1st Lord Ailwyn]; William Ridgeway, President of the Royal Anthropological Institute, on the importance of colonial officials learning anthropology; Joseph Pease [Patronage Secretary to the Treasury, later...
Dates: Apr 1901 - 30 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: International Trade; National Revenue: notes and papers., Feb 1904 - 24 Dec 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/21
Scope and Contents Includes: WSC's conclusions on the factors behind economic recovery; a general summary by Alfred Flux on the duration of the depression after commercial crises, in Britain and the United States; memoranda on Tariff Reform, including current employment levels, investment abroad and commercial relations between the United States and Germany; reports on Tariff Wars in Europe; a memorandum on Preferential Trade; annotated notes on retaliation; tables of relative increases in food prices in...
Dates: Feb 1904 - 24 Dec 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: International Trade; National Revenue: notes and papers., 11 Aug 1904 - 30 Dec 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/22
Scope and Contents Includes: notes by WSC on import duty; a memorandum by Alfred Flux on import duty; a memorandum on the financial aspect of 10% import duty on manufactured goods; note on the establishment of Liverpool as a Free Port, with a parliamentary paper on continental Free Ports; a memorandum on British investments abroad with notes by Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith [Permanent Secretary to the Board of Trade]; a copy of the Corn Trade News, with accompanying comments and a letter from Sir Robert Hudson;...
Dates: 11 Aug 1904 - 30 Dec 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Conclusions 16 - 21., 11 Apr 1929 - 09 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/238
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: reduction and limitation of armaments; imperial preference; general government policy; the proposed Baghdad [Iraq] to Haifa [Israel] railway and pipeline; the political situation in Iraq; unemployment; reparations against Germany; chemical warfare policy; the taxation of naval allowances; migration from Ireland; and the safeguarding of industries.Also includes a copy of a speech by King George V on the...
Dates: 11 Apr 1929 - 09 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign affairs., 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/27
Scope and Contents Cabinet papers on various subjects including: the declaration of London and its effect on Great Britain's "belligerent rights" and neutral shipping; the Russian fishing zone; Japanese affairs including tariff negotiations, the treaty of commerce and navigation, and an alliance with Great Britain; bulletins from [James] Bryce [British ambassador to the United States] on tariff relations between Canada and the United States; budget arrangements in Austria, France, Germany, Italy and the United...
Dates: 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Imperial Conference: notes of meetings 1 - 16., 19 Oct 1926 - 23 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/136
Scope and Contents

Printed notes on the proceedings of the conference, on subjects including: statements on foreign affairs; the position in Egypt; inter-imperial trade; statements on the colonies; the Empire Press Union; imperial naval, military and air defence; imperial air communication.Also includes: printed index.

Dates: 19 Oct 1926 - 23 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Imperial Conference: papers 1 - 52., 26 Jun 1926 - 25 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/137
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Printed memoranda and papers on the proceedings of the conference, on subjects including: valuation of imports; immunity of State enterprises; taxation; the Imperial Institute; imperial research; imperial film distribution; the Brussels maritime law conventions; oversea settlement; the proposed General Economic Conference; imperial standardization; inter-imperial trade; oil pollution; merchant shipping; imperial air communications.Also includes: printed index.

Dates: 26 Jun 1926 - 25 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 41 - 60., 22 Jan 1925 - 22 Feb 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/87
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford] Home Secretary, on the Lead Paints Bill, the Coroners Bill, the Petroleum Bill, the Legitimacy Bill and the Wild Birds (Protection) Bill; drafts of the above bills; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill; the report of the Bankruptcy Committee; a draft of...
Dates: 22 Jan 1925 - 22 Feb 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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