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Economic conditions

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1263 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Board of Trade: Trade Boards Bill, Sweated Industries Bill: notes and papers., 18 Feb 1908 - 09 Apr 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/16
Scope and Contents Includes: an annotated copy of "The Case for and against a Legal Minimum Wage for Sweated Workers" by the Women's Industrial Council; a memorandum on the Sweated Industries Bill; a memorandum on the Wages Board System in Victoria [Australia]; a memorandum on Civil Service Conciliation or Wages Boards; notes on Sidney Webb [later 1st Lord Passfield]'s scheme for dealing with the Unemployed; observations by Clara Collet [Senior Investigator, Board of Trade] on "The Case for and against a Legal...
Dates: 18 Feb 1908 - 09 Apr 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Unemployment Insurance: printed papers., 21 Feb 1906 - 04 Apr 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/1A-B
Scope and Contents Includes: the report of the Departmental Committee on Vagrancy (Volume 1); preliminary notes on proposed Board of Trade legislation, including the Employers' Liability Insurance Companies Bill, the Companies Acts Amendment Bill, the Patent Law Consolidation Bill, the Light Railways Bill, the amendments to the Cheap Trains Act and Life Assurance Companies' Acts and Copyright legislation; memorandums for the Royal Commission on the Poor Laws, on subjects including unemployment statistics,...
Dates: 21 Feb 1906 - 04 Apr 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on China., 02 May 1927 - 17 Nov 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/180
Scope and Contents Includes: minutes of statements made by Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary; Lord Balfour, Lord President of the Council; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War; Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood] Secretary of State for Air; and William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty on the situation in China.Also present: a report by the Chiefs of Staff on the situation in China and sanctions; observations by George Mounsey, Arthur...
Dates: 02 May 1927 - 17 Nov 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Baghdad [Iraq] to Haifa [Israel] railway and pipeline., 29 Feb 1928 - 07 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/220
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of statements by various individuals including; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies; Sir Samuel Hoare, Secretary of State for Air; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty; and Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade. Also includes a memorandum by Amery on conflicting oil...
Dates: 29 Feb 1928 - 07 May 1928
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: Correspondence and notes., 15 Feb 1928 - 04 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/190
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood, Secretary of State for Air]; [Sir] Hugh Trenchard [Chief of Air Staff] on operations against the Akhwan raiders in Southern Iraq; [Sir] Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary]; Sir Maurice Hankey and Lawrence Burgis.Also includes copies of letters from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to William Bridgeman [First Lord of the Admiralty] on a court martial. Includes notes by WSC attacking...
Dates: 15 Feb 1928 - 04 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Correspondence and notes., 04 Feb 1909 - 19 Jul 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Lloyd George on his and WSC's opposition to the naval building programme; Moreton Frewen on Bank of England policy and the issuing of 10 shilling notes; Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] , Prime Minister and Lord Crewe [earlier Lord Houghton and Robert Milnes] objecting to a speech by WSC in which he forecast a dissolution of Parliament if the House of Lords proposed amendments to the 1909 [People's] Budget.Also includes press cuttings on speeches...
Dates: 04 Feb 1909 - 19 Jul 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: correspondence and papers., 13 Jan 1922 - 04 Aug 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/10A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: "Freddie" [Frederick Guest, Secretary of State for Air] on the transfer of control in Iraq from the War Office to the Air Ministry, and on the risk of having the Air Force broken up (5); Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet] on subjects including WSC's views on the cancellation of naval contracts (6); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Robert Horne [Chancellor of the Exchequer] on a memorandum by WSC on taxation,...
Dates: 13 Jan 1922 - 04 Aug 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Dardanelles Committee: miscellaneous papers., Sep 1915 - Nov 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/45
Scope and Contents Includes: notes by WSC on economic problems created by the war and the danger of bankruptcy, on recovering the initiative in the Eastern theatre, the possibility of the Germans using gas, on the options open to the British government for the Dardanelles expedition and on the reasons behind the expedition; notes on the Baghdad [Iraq] railway and its strategic importance; a letter from Arthur Balfour [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the situation in the East; David Lloyd George [Minister of...
Dates: Sep 1915 - Nov 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Distressed Areas Committee., 07 Dec 1928 - 18 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/219
Scope and Contents Includes notes and correspondence by individuals including: Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education (2); Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to WSC] (4); Sir Richard Hopkins, Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury; Sir Arthur Lowry; and Sir James Pearse.Subjects covered include: government assistance; transfer of families; communal feeding; the conditions in mining areas...
Dates: 07 Dec 1928 - 18 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee: papers 1 to 20 plus index., 27 Apr 1929 - 10 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/240
Scope and Contents Includes an election address by Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister on government policy (on colonial development, inter-imperial relations, economic affairs, agriculture and education) and a statement by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on co-operative societies and income tax. Also includes suggested replies to questions put to Conservative candidates on a variety of issues including the merchandise marks act, prosecution of spiritualist mediums (in response to a question by Sir Arthur Conan...
Dates: 27 Apr 1929 - 10 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Emergency Business Committee: papers 21 - 40., 10 May 1929 - 13 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/241
Scope and Contents

Includes suggested replies to questions put to Conservative candidates on a variety of issues including: employment conditions; importation of dyestuffs; agriculture; taxation of motor vehicles; war pensions; migration; sea defence works; the rent restriction act; education policy regarding women teachers; and old age pensions.

Dates: 10 May 1929 - 13 May 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Finance Committee: papers., Oct 1915 - Nov 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/62
Scope and Contents

Includes papers on various subjects including: army finances and suggested savings; the adverse balance of foreign trade; details of the importation of goods classified as "not of prime necessity" including various items of food, drink, etc; draft interim reports and an interim report of the Finance Committee pointing out Great Britain's serious economic difficulties created by World War I and including a statement by [1st] Lord Reading [earlier Rufus Isaacs].

Dates: Oct 1915 - Nov 1915
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: Foreign Office prints., 10 Jan 1927 - 20 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/185
Scope and Contents Printed copies of correspondence from: Sir Austen Chamberlain to various representatives of the British Government on subjects including the breakdown of Anglo-Soviet relations (9); Sir Robert Hodgson [British Charge d'Affairs in the Soviet Union] on communism and the Soviet press (3); Sir Ronald Lindsay [British Ambassador to Germany] on subjects including reparations, German finance and communism (5); William Peters [Commercial Secretary to British Mission, Moscow] on affairs in the Soviet...
Dates: 10 Jan 1927 - 20 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office: prints., 23 Jan 1928 - 17 Nov 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/223
Scope and Contents

Includes printed papers about affairs in the Soviet Union (including economic and agricultural difficulties) by Foreign Office officials including: Reginald Leeper; Sir Ronald Lindsay (8); P Gent (5); Harold Nicolson; Joseph Addison; Alvary Gascoigne (4); Sir Thomas Hohler and Horace Rumbold. Also includes covering letters from Sir Maurice Hankey, Cabinet Secretary, and a paper on the situation in Egypt.

Dates: 23 Jan 1928 - 17 Nov 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office prints., 02 Oct 1924 - 19 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/77
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on the Soviet Union, including: William Peters [Commercial Secretary to the British Mission, Moscow] on subjects including the Soviet press campaign against Britain, mining concessions, the general economic and political situation, the Soviet attitude to the Locarno treaties and the 14th congress of the Communist party; Cecil Jerram [Assistant Agent, Moscow and Leningrad, later St Petersburg] on the visit of the British Trade Union delegation to the...
Dates: 02 Oct 1924 - 19 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Imperial Conference: various papers., 05 Oct 1926 - 22 Nov 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/139
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: notes on the form of the King's title; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury], on the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]'s introductory speech in the conference, and the circulation of gold coin; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs; a draft of the Prime Minister's introductory speech, on subjects including developments...
Dates: 05 Oct 1926 - 22 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Industrial Control: papers., Sep 1915 - Oct 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/63
Scope and Contents

Includes papers on various subjects including: a report of the industrial control committee on shipping; notes on the shortage of shipping due to World War I and its effect on the trade of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa; problems of transporting wheat to the United Kingdom from North America; freight rates; state control of coal mines and profits and export of coal; and comparison of imports (of food, minerals, etc) before and after the war.

Dates: Sep 1915 - Oct 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Irish Home Rule: printed papers., 07 Jul 1910 - 30 Nov 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/22
Scope and Contents Printed Cabinet papers on Irish Home Rule and related subjects including: revenue and expenditure in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1891 to 1908; the collection and expenditure of imperial revenue in Great Britain and Ireland; the division of powers between central and provincial authorities in federal Colonial constitutions in the British empire; papers by WSC on devolution; draft bills on the government of Ireland; a report by the Committee on Irish finance and minutes of evidence...
Dates: 07 Jul 1910 - 30 Nov 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Irish Home Rule: printed papers., 06 Nov 1911 - 16 Apr 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/29A-B
Scope and Contents Includes Cabinet papers on: Irish finance and the powers of the Irish Parliament; objections to the Home Rule Bill by Arthur Balfour and Reginald McKenna [First Lord of the Admiralty]; objections from Irish MPs to the Government of Ireland Bill and the establishment of an Irish Parliament; financial clauses of the bill and an Irish exchequer; a copy of the Government of Ireland bill; a pamphlet of speeches delivered in honour of John Redmond; 3 official reports of parliamentary debates in...
Dates: 06 Nov 1911 - 16 Apr 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Naval Programme Committee., 25 Aug 1927 - 02 Feb 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/172
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of statements made by [1st] Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India, Lord Balfour, Lord President of the Council, WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, [1st] Lord Peel, 1st Commissioner of Works, Sir Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham], Attorney General, Sir Charles Madden, 1st Sea Lord, Sir Richard Hopkins, Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Sir Frederick...
Dates: 25 Aug 1927 - 02 Feb 1928
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: Naval Programme Committee: papers NP (27) 1 to NP (27)7., 25 Aug 1927 - 20 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/173
Scope and Contents Includes papers of the committee set up to review naval construction in the light of the Geneva conference on the reduction and limitation of armaments including: memoranda by WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the 1927-1928 cruiser programmes and cruiser strengths; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the cruiser programmes, replacement of destroyers and sloops, prices for armour and the naval programme; tables forecasting and comparing the cruiser strengths of the British...
Dates: 25 Aug 1927 - 20 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open