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Economic policy

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1300 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [1940]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/6A/53-55
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Notes on the sale of Defence Bonds in the Colonies detailing the sales procedure of Bond Books being sent to each colony, which in turn would issue the bonds to itself then sell them on to the local public, thereby avoiding the 1000 pounds limit. [Typescript carbon] [no indication of authorship].

Dates: [1940]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/56B/105-106
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Pamphlet entitled "Premier Winston Churchill on the Protection of Private Capital as a feature of Economic Justice" edited by Louis Wallace [New York, United States].

Dates: 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jun 1942 - 08 Dec 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/62/47-62
Scope and Contents Letters from "Jos", 1st Lord Wedgwood to WSC on subjects including: condemning generals who surrender; blowing up the dam on the Nile [Egypt]; calling for a gesture of support for the Jews; Hindu fear of Moslems and Bolshevism in India; the inflationary dangers in the Beveridge Report [on Social Insurance] and Scott-Uthwatt Report; general military ideas; with acknowledgements, notes by John Peck [Assistant Private Secretary to WSC] to WSC and Rosalind Culhane [Assistant Private Secretary to...
Dates: 04 Jun 1942 - 08 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Jun 1942 - 20 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/64/43-45
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Letter from Alfred Townsend, Editor of Export, to WSC on the role of Export as journal of the Institute of Export and requesting permission to quote from WSC's 1930 Romanes Lecture ["Parliamentary Government and the Economic Problem", 19 June 1930] following up on an article on the Atlantic Charter in Export [June 1942; copy enclosed]; also includes reply by John Peck [Assistant Private Secretary to WSC].

Dates: Jun 1942 - 20 Nov 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/70/24-25
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Letter from H Freeman Matthews [Counsellor, United States Embassy in London] to WSC reciting the text of a telegram from the President of the United States [Franklin Roosevelt] to WSC regarding the Lend-Lease Agreement: states that Britain is not being asked to trade the principle of Imperial preference, but wants nothing to be excluded from discussions on post-war economic policy.

Dates: 12 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Aug 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/4B/127
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Letter from Neville Chamberlain [Lord President of the Council] to WSC on a paper by Sir Kingsley Wood [Chancellor of the Exchequer] on gold and dollars, and the coming election in the United States. [Manuscript].

Dates: 21 Aug 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/12/60-61
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Letter from "A N R" [Arthur Rucker, Principal Private Secretary to Prime Minster Neville Chamberlain] to Sir Patrick Hastings on his suggestion of raising finance by compulsory subscriptions to a National Loan, stating that there was considerable objection to the scheme when raised in 1916 as "a fixed percentage of income with no abatements" would not be equitable. [carbon].

Dates: 21 Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Sep 1939-20 Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/12/62-64
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Notes by [Herbert] Brittain, Sir Frederick Phillips, and [Ralph] Hawtrey [of HM Treasury] discussing a reply to Sir Patrick Hastings' suggestion to Prime Minister [Neville Chamberlain] of raising finance by compulsory subscriptions to a National Loan. [typescript and manuscript].

Dates: 19 Sep 1939-20 Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/12/67-72
Scope and Contents Memorandum and covering note from Sir Patrick Hastings to Prime Minister's [Neville Chamberlain] Private Secretary setting out his proposal for a scheme to "effect a form of compulsory investment in a National Loan without confiscation and . . . without the disadvantage of direct taxation", as devised at the request of [1st] Lord Reading [earlier Sir Rufus Isaacs] and presented to the Cabinet in 1916, but abandoned as a result of opposition by Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley, Labour...
Dates: Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/12/73-81
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Letter from Sir Patrick Hastings to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain recalling a scheme he proposed in 1916 for raising money; with notes and copies of correspondence from [Arthur] Rucker, [Principal] Private Secretary to Prime Minster, and [?Christopher] Hankey, [Herbert] Brittain, [Thomas] Padmore, and Sydney Turner of HM Treasury asking if anyone including [1st] Lord Hankey recalls details of the scheme and why it was rejected. [typescript with carbons and manuscript notes].

Dates: Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jul 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/12/99-102
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Letter from Sir Henry Fairfax-Lucy to WSC criticising the economic situation ("percentage increases for the cost of living") and agricultural policy (ploughing up of grazing land resulting in slaughter of Dairy cattle); encloses copy of letter to Captain Harry Crookshank MP [Financial Secretary to Treasury] and a newspaper article from the Warwick Advertiser.

Dates: 28 Jul 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 May 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/12/2-3
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Letter from William Beveridge [Master, University College Oxford] to WSC offering to help in any way with economic planning or devising new Government machinery; has arranged meeting with Edward, Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary] to discuss a proposed trip to America.

Dates: 23 May 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/45/100-103
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Telegram from the President of the United States [Franklin Roosevelt] to WSC on proposals by the Japanese Ambassador [Kichisaburo Nomura]; for restoration of peace with China in return for petroleum from the United States and an end to sanctions; United States propose trade deal involving raw silk; suspects trouble will follow soon anyway; with reply from WSC expressing concern for China.

Dates: 25 Nov 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Dec 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/116/1-14
Scope and Contents Statement of events surrounding the resignation of Lord Randolph Churchill [by Sir Henry Drummond Wolff]. Includes details of the occasions on which he met Lord Randolph, including the 22 December, when he is described as "very gay and cheery..no one would have said that any great event had occurred". He relates a conversation with Lord Randolph about W H Smith, [Secretary of State for War] about the army estimates; the acceptance of Lord Randolph's resignation by [Robert, 3rd] Lord...
Dates: 31 Dec 1886
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), 01 Sep 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/117/7-8
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Copy of a letter from WSC (Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland [Scotland]) to [Alfred] Harmsworth [later Lord Northcliffe] marked private in which he predicts that the [Conservative] Government will be defeated by a landslide; discusses the treatment of the issue of taxation of manufactured goods [in the Daily Mail]; suggests that he should consider the Free Trade arguments and that a "great central Government neither Protectionist nor Pro-Boer" might be established.

Dates: 01 Sep 1903
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), 20 Aug 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/118/8-9
Scope and Contents Typescript transcript of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Secretary of State for India, to Grant Duff [Governor of Madras, India] including: his poor health; the uncertainties of party politics; his support for Duff's views on the "Botanical proposal" [the establishment of a botanical department in Madras]; the departure of [Arthur Collins], the Chief Justice of Madras; the difficulties of raising capital to finance the Indian Midland Railway; the success of negotiations with Russia...
Dates: 20 Aug 1885
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Oct 1887

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/119/8
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Floors Castle [Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland]) to [Louis] Jennings in which he discusses his opposition to the taxation of foreign imports as it would alienate the county population and asks whether there has been any developments about [Robert, 3rd] Lord Salisbury's opposition to reconstruction.

Dates: 30 Oct 1887
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 May 1887

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/119/3
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (2 Connaught Place [London]) to [Louis] Jennings in which he discusses measures likely to be implemented by the Chancellor of the Exchequer [George Goschen] including the taxation of foreign goods and expresses approval for an article by [4th Lord] Dunraven in the National Review.

Dates: 03 May 1887
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Apr 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/214/71-72
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Telegram from Minister of Production [Oliver Lyttelton, later Lord Chandos] (Washington [United States]) to WSC marked "Beefeater No. 28" reporting on a meeting with Lieutenant General Brehon Somervell [Commanding General of the Services of Supply, United States Army] in which they discussed bomb production for air forces in the Pacific war, and balancing food supply and requirements; and on having to address senior American businessmen on the British economy.

Dates: 12 Apr 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229C/214
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Galley proof of an article by [Sir] George Paish entitled "The Parting of the Ways", for the Free Trader, on economic co-operation between nations. [annotated by Paish].

Dates: [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Washington Loan Agreement, 1944-11 - 1947-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/33
Scope and Contents Papers on the 1945 loan to Britain from the United States, including: rough notes by LSA; reports of the Federation of British Industries on the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, 1944-45; pamphlet by LSA on an economic policy for Britain and the Empire; statement by the Empire Industries Association on the agreement; texts and speech notes of speeches and articles by LSA; print of the agreement, annotated by LSA; material from the American Information Service, including...
Dates: 1944-11 - 1947-02
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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Washington Loan Agreement: correspondence, 1945-08 - 1947-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/34
Scope and Contents Correspondents on the 1945 loan to Britain from the United States include: Sir William Larke; 2nd Lord Barnby [earlier Francis Willey]; Robert Boothby on subjects including differences between Britain and the United States over the agreement, the sterility of the Conservative leadership and concerns about the views of Oliver Lyttelton [later 1st Lord Chandos] (4); Thomas Balogh [Oxford University Institute of Statistics]; Charles Fay, Cambridge University Reader in Economic History; James...
Dates: 1945-08 - 1947-09
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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Weekend World, 1983-01 - 1985-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/32
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Briefings, arrangements (including correspondence with Peter Mandelson, producer) and transcripts for NK’s interviews with Brian Walden for Weekend World. Subjects include: economic policy and Labour’s attitude to the City; NK’s visits to Europe, the Stockholm Conference on arms control [Sweden] and the situation in the Lebanon; foreign policy; renationalisation; pensions; defence; energy.

Dates: 1983-01 - 1985-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Weekend World, 1983-10 - 1984-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/33
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Briefings, arrangements and transcripts for NK’s interview with Brian Walden for Weekend World, Jan 1984. Subjects include: electoral strategy; economic policy; renationalisation; trade unions; defence; pensions. Includes a transcript of an earlier Weekend World interview with [William] John Biffen, Leader of the House of Commons, on Government cuts to public spending.

Dates: 1983-10 - 1984-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Working papers of CS's Cabinet: correspondence, 1973-06 - 1976-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 3/2/15
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Correspondence with: François-Xavier Ortoli, President of the EEC, on taxation of vegetable oils; 3rd Lord Cromer [earlier Lord Errington] on monetary union and American trade relations with Europe, including papers on EEC monetary development, New Zealand and sterling parity, notes of Ortoli's visit to the United States, Oct 1973 and copies of messages on talks between the EEC and the United States, Mar 1974; Sir Marcus Sieff on the European textile industry.

Dates: 1973-06 - 1976-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.