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Economic conditions

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 141 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, 28 Apr 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/71/11-43
Scope and Contents

Handwritten speaking notes notes for 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.In WSC's hand.

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
Scope and Contents

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
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Budget Statement, 11 Apr 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79/5
Scope and Contents

Print of WSC's Budget statement on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund, simplification of income tax, tax evasion, indirect taxation, the McKenna Duties, wine and tobacco duties, the Road Fund and beer duties.

Dates: 11 Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Budget Statement, 11 Apr 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79/7-71
Scope and Contents

Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund, simplification of income tax, tax evasion, indirect taxation, the McKenna Duties, wine and tobacco duties, the Road Fund and beer duties.Typescript laid out in "psalm style" with manuscript annotations in red and black ink by WSC.

Dates: 11 Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Budget Statement, 24 Apr 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/83B/112-194
Scope and Contents

Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement on the past year, the National Debt, expenditure and revenue, the betting tax, inland revenue, reform of the local rating system, oil duty, sugar duty and car tax.Typescript speaking notes laid out in "psalm style" with manuscript annotations in red and black ink by WSC.

Dates: 24 Apr 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Budget Statement, 24 Apr 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/83B/195
Scope and Contents

Print of WSC's Budget statement on the past year, the National Debt, expenditure and revenue, the betting tax, inland revenue, reform of the local rating system, oil duty, sugar duty and car tax.

Dates: 24 Apr 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Budget Statement, 15 Apr 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/87/2
Scope and Contents

Print of WSC's Budget statement on a review of the past 5 years, the Gold Standard and cost of living, the National Debt, surplus funds (1928 - 1929), expenditure (1929), revenue, import duties, the betting tax, the Road Fund, de-rating and taxation.

Dates: 15 Apr 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Budget Statement, 15 Apr 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/87/3-76
Scope and Contents

Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement on a review of the past 5 years, the Gold Standard and cost of living, the National Debt, surplus funds (1928 - 1929), expenditure (1929), revenue, import duties, the betting tax, the Road Fund, de-rating and taxation.Typescript and manuscript speaking notes laid out in "psalm style" with manuscript annotations in red and black ink by WSC.

Dates: 15 Apr 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles., 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/279A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondence, research notes and proofs of articles by WSC: "The United States of Europe" on European affairs and trade, the treaty of Versailles [France], the League of Nations, decisions made by [Aristide] Briand and the positions of the United States and Canada; "The Truth about the Dardanelles" including WSC's relationship with Lord Fisher at the Admiralty; "A Great Big Idea" on European affairs; "Why Pay More Taxes" including a statement by WSC on the Budget; "Mr Churchill advises...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Articles by WSC for the Sunday Pictorial., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/302
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings of an article by WSC on the Budget prepared by Philip Snowden as Chancellor of the Exchequer and of a series of character sketches by WSC on Ramsay MacDonald, 1st Lord Brentford [earlier William Joynson-Hicks] entitled "The truth about 'Jix'", George Bernard Shaw and Nancy, Lady Astor (criticising their visit to the Soviet Union), H G Wells, J H Thomas (on his work with the railway workers trade unions), Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley] (entitled "Uncle...
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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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: 3., Mar 1940 - 19 May 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/667
Scope and Contents Includes proofs, suggested introductions and cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Lloyd George" praising [David] Lloyd George on his contribution to British life, commenting on his actions during World War I, his fall from power, and his personal qualities; "England" on English traditions, qualities, and patriotism; "How Does the Chancellor Do His Job?" on WSC's experiences as Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Gold Standard, and budgets; "Women in War", looking at the subject from both an...
Dates: Mar 1940 - 19 May 1940
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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Literary: WSC's articles for Collier's Magazine., 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/340
Scope and Contents

Proofs and cuttings of articles by WSC: "America and unemployment" in which WSC defends the principle of unemployment insurance; "Land of corn" on WSC's opinion that food in the United States is inferior to British food, his objections to prohibition and his experiences of travel in the United States; an article on Anglo-American economic relations including notes on British economic policy by Aylmer Valance; and "The problem of liquor control" on prohibition.

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Mr Keynes on Mr McKenna", 18 Feb 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/40/78-86
Scope and Contents

Memorandum by Ralph Hawtrey [Director of Financial Enquiries] to WSC about John Maynard Keynes' article [CHAR 18/40/76-77] on the views of [Reginald McKenna, Chairman, Midland Bank, see CHAR 18/40/62] covering various subjects including: relations between price levels; Keynes' figures and figures on wages, prices and cost of living; falling prices and credit contraction; economic depression; Keynes' proposal to divert labour and capital away from export.Typescript signed with initials.

Dates: 18 Feb 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Naval Programme Committee: Correspondence., 30 Jul 1927 - 20 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/175
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Sir] Charles Parsons on armoured and unarmoured ships; Sir Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary]; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty replying to various suggestions by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to reduce the naval estimates by means including postponing the construction of cruisers (15); Sir Maurice Hankey on the Washington conference and statements by Lord Balfour on cruiser construction (2); Christopher Bullock [Principal, Air Ministry] on...
Dates: 30 Jul 1927 - 20 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Naval Programme Committee: oil fuel reserves., 19 Nov 1927 - 22 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/174
Scope and Contents

Includes: papers on the need for reserves of oil fuel for the navy due to the change from coal to oil fuelled warships; a statement by the Admiralty on the oil fuel situation; costs of storing oil fuel; committee minutes; a draft report to the Cabinet discussing economies suggested by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer and internal Treasury correspondence.

Dates: 19 Nov 1927 - 22 Feb 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 261 - 275., 30 Jul 1928 - 26 Sep 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/204
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, and Sir John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland, on Irish immigration; [Sir] William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon] Postmaster General, on Western Highlands steamer services; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on currency in the Irish Free State; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President...
Dates: 30 Jul 1928 - 26 Sep 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 317 to 327., Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/166
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: a report on public expenditure; a committee report on compensation claims by Irish loyalists; a committee report on the "indianisation" of the Indian army; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook and improved economic situation including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer,...
Dates: Dec 1927
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: Cabinet: Standing Committee on Expenditure: Conclusions., 10 Feb 1927 - 27 Oct 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/168
Scope and Contents Includes committee minutes of statements made by: Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister; Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Lord Privy Seal; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne] Minister of Agriculture; [1st] Lord Peel, 1st Commissioner of Works; [1st] Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health;...
Dates: 10 Feb 1927 - 27 Oct 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury, 1924 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18
Scope and Contents The Treasury papers contain correspondence, minutes, tables, printed reports, and other papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Chancellor of the Exchequer, a position held from November 1924 to June 1929. The papers have been divided into general correspondence, WSC's outgoing minutes, and subject-based files and are arranged chronologically.The Treasury material covers WSC's ministerial duties as Chancellor, including the annual production of the budget,...
Dates: 1924 - 1929
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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Official: Treasury: Budget 1925-1926: Customs and Excise memoranda, Treasury memoranda and tables, used in the production of the Budget., 1924 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/7
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, notes and letters from Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury]; 1st Lord Stamfordham [earlier Sir Arthur Bigge, Private Secretary to King George V]; Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon, Postmaster-General and Chief Civil Commissioner].Also includes copy letters and notes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to: Prime...
Dates: 1924 - 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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