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Penal sanctions

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: News of the World articles by WSC: 1., Jan 1939 - May 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/642
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs and cuttings from the News of the World for: "Parliament is the Stage of Empire Drama", comparing pre-World War I parliamentary politics with the contemporary situation and reminiscing on post-World War I parliamentary life; "The Minister Who Has to Say 'No'" on his experiences as Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Gold Standard, budgets; "Sombre Memories of the Home Office" on his experiences as Home Secretary, capital punishment, prison reform, the police and...
Dates: Jan 1939 - May 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 8., 17 Nov 1940 - 29 Dec 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/672
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Neville Chamberlain" on British Prime Ministers since [William] Gladstone, Chamberlain's career, including during World War I, and as Chancellor of the Exchequer, and WSC's views on his personality; "The Grimmest Task in the Government" on WSC's experiences as Home Secretary, capital punishment, and prison reform; "Maiden and Other Speeches" on speeches by F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead], Timothy Healy, WSC, Lord Hugh Cecil [later Lord...
Dates: 17 Nov 1940 - 29 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Official: Cabinet: notes., Feb 1909 - Apr 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/14
Scope and Contents Includes a programme for the 1909 Parliamentary session and Cabinet papers on various subjects including: Supertax; the taxation of land values; stamp duties; increased death duties; assessment of property owners and the Finances Bill; report of the Poor Law Commission with recommended social reforms such as the classification of the poor and the establishment of labour exchanges; the Dairies (Scotland) bill and agricultural rates; Metropolitan Police finance; the Lake Magadi scheme for...
Dates: Feb 1909 - Apr 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Prints., 01 Feb 1908 - 30 Nov 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/2
Scope and Contents

Printed Cabinet papers on various subjects including: postage to the United States; foot and mouth disease; prevention of crime and the contempt of court bill; predictions by [David Lloyd George] the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the financial situation in 1909 and the Budget; financial statements including predictions for funding requirements for unemployment insurance; the Eucharist procession; and cable rates.

Dates: 01 Feb 1908 - 30 Nov 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and memoranda on betting tax evasion and yield., 11 Dec 1927 - 30 Jan 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/58
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell [Jockey Club Steward] (4); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (2); Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise]; Francis Weatherby, Secretary to the Jockey Club.Subjects covered by the file include: the yield if the tax had been levied differently; the level of evasion; clubs not paying betting duty.

Dates: 11 Dec 1927 - 30 Jan 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the Betting Overseas (Prohibition) Bill., 19 Jan 1928 - 20 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/84
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (3); Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise] (3); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); Sir Benjamin Hawkins [Solicitor to the Board of Customs and Excise]; Wilfrid Spender [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, and Head of Civil Service, Northern Ireland] (2); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury].Also includes a draft of the...
Dates: 19 Jan 1928 - 20 Jul 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax., 10 Feb 1928 - 20 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/79
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise] (2); John Davidson [Conservative Party Chairman]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (9); Attorney-General, Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; bookmakers' representatives, including Ladbroke and Company (4), the Northern Bookmakers' and Backers' Protection Association (2), the National Sporting League, and the Betting Duty Reform...
Dates: 10 Feb 1928 - 20 Jul 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax., 02 Jul 1928 - 15 Jan 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/80
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (10); Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (7); Charles Hardisty [HM Customs and Excise] (2); Director of Public Prosecutions, Sir Archibald Bodkin; 1st Lord D'Abernon [Chairman Thoroughbred Horse-breeders' Association] (2).Also includes: cutting from the...
Dates: 02 Jul 1928 - 15 Jan 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the betting tax and dishonest bookmakers., 25 May 1927 - 09 Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/57
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne, Lord Privy Seal]; 2nd Lord Hamilton of Dalzell [Jockey Club Steward] (4); Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise, until mid-1927] (5); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (4); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise, from latter part of 1927] (2).Also includes: notes of interviews between Sir Horace Hamilton and the Jockey Club and the...
Dates: 25 May 1927 - 09 Nov 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 22 Oct 1945 - 26 Apr 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/17A-G
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (8 March 1948, House of Commons) on navy estimates including: the absence of enemies at sea; the importance of the navy to sustaining the British empire; criticism of the Labour government's secrecy about their naval policy and naval estimates; previous mistakes in naval policy; the scrapping of ships; and his experiences as First Lord of the Admiralty. Source material includes: notes from Elizabeth Gilliatt [Secretary to WSC] and "N S" ["Jo" Sturdee, later Lady...
Dates: 22 Oct 1945 - 26 Apr 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/26-31
Scope and Contents Memorandum from Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise [Chairman of the Prison Commission] to [WSC] on the growth of prison expenditure. Sir Evelyn stresses that he is comparing expenditure, not estimates, and that Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury] has drawn misleading comparisons [see CHAR 12/4/32] between the estimates for 1910-11 and 1900-1: two years in which there were no changes in policy. He points out that estimates may be misleading as they do not take account of unexpected savings...
Dates: 25 Jun 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), 23 Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/32
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury] to WSC concerning Sir Evelyn Ruggles-Brise's [Chairman of the Prison Commission] proposals for increased assistance to discharged prisoners. Hobhouse expresses surprise at the rise in prison costs of the last decade. He draws comparisons between the expenditure of the years 1910-11 and 1900-1 and their prison populations; and highlights increased spending in various sections of the budget particularly "gratuities to prisoners and...
Dates: 23 Jun 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), Jun 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/33-35
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to Charles Hobhouse [Financial Secretary, Treasury]. WSC says that although he appreciates the need for economy in public service, he disagrees with Hobhouse's conclusions [see CHAR 12/4/32] on the cost of the prison services. He points out that the prison services often make unexpected savings; and that the estimates for 1910-11 and 1900-1 are misleading. WSC maintains that the true indication of a department's expenditure is through comparison of...
Dates: Jun 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.