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Agriculture

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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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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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., 11 Jan 1926 - 16 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (2) including one on agricultural policy; Sir Robert Burton-Chadwick [Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade]; Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland] and Hugh Pollock [First Minister of Finance for Ulster, Ireland] (2) on the Northern Irish unemployment fund; Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of the Air Staff] on air force economies; Neville...
Dates: 11 Jan 1926 - 16 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 12 May 1927 - 27 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Reginald McKenna [Chairman of Midland Bank Limited]; Herbert Spender-Clay MP; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (2); Montagu Norman [Governor of the Bank of England]; John Davidson [Conservative Party Chairman] (4); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne, Lord Privy Seal]; 8th Duke of Northumberland, 2nd Lord Selborne, and 1st Lord...
Dates: 12 May 1927 - 27 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 08 Jan 1925 - 26 Jun 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Fabian Ware (2); 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on European disarmament (2); Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on colonial trade matters (4); Frederick Leith-Ross [British representative on Finance Board] of the Reparation Commission; J Coudurier de Chassaigne (2); 1st Lord Midleton; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord...
Dates: 08 Jan 1925 - 26 Jun 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on liquid fuel tax proposals., 02 Jan 1928 - 31 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/94
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (7); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury]; 1st Lord Peel [1st Commissioner of Works]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (6); Edward Hale [Treasury]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); E A Harris, Chief Inspector, Customs and Excise; Henry Tizard; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of...
Dates: 02 Jan 1928 - 31 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 31 Dec 1927 - 24 Jan 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/85
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold MacMillan MP [later 1st Lord Stockton] (2); 1st Lord Weir; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; Sir Arthur Duckham (3); Sir Josiah Stamp (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (4); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] (4); Gerald Canny [Inland Revenue] (2); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (3); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and...
Dates: 31 Dec 1927 - 24 Jan 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the liquid fuel tax., 06 Dec 1927 - 23 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/66
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (5); Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries]; Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (2); 1st Lord Weir.Also includes copy letters and minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury]; cutting from the Times.Subjects covered by the file include: taxing foreign liquid fuel; the distribution of the burden between different classes of...
Dates: 06 Dec 1927 - 23 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC and James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] to government ministers, senior civil servants, MPs and Lords (carbon copies)., 04 Jan 1928 - 27 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/73
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (8); Harold MacMillan MP (2); 2nd Lord Revelstoke (3); Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; Admiral Sir Roger Keyes; Sir Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] (3); Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (3); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury]; Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (2); Ernest Pretyman; 2nd Lord...
Dates: 04 Jan 1928 - 27 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: letters of congratulation on the budget., 24 Apr 1928 - 17 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/76
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Richard Colvin [Lord Lieutenant of Essex]; 17th Lord Derby; Sir John Cadman; 1st Lord Balfour [Lord President of the Council]; 1st Lord Weir; Sir William Tyrrell [Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign Office]; Sir Harry Goschen; Sir Ian Malcolm and 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst] commenting on its effect on agriculture; Hugh Pollock [First Minister of Finance for Ulster, Ireland]; Frederick Guest MP; "George L" [1st Lord Lloyd of Dolobran, High...
Dates: 24 Apr 1928 - 17 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: minutes to WSC on estate duty relief on agricultural land., 17 Mar 1927 - 29 Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/61
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes from: Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] (4); Sir Percy Thompson [Deputy Chairman Board of Inland Revenue] (2).

Dates: 17 Mar 1927 - 29 Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various memoranda on trade and finance., 17 Jun 1927 - 23 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/70
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda on: unemployment and the state of the coal mining industry by ?Ernest Gowers [Permanent Under-Secretary for Mines]; import prohibition and legislation by Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury] and Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; notes of a meeting between Treasury officials and various bankers on agricultural credit, and between employers and the TUC General Council (with a cutting from the Daily Herald).Also includes notes by...
Dates: 17 Jun 1927 - 23 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 26 Feb 1928 - 19 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/87
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (2); Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Secretary of State for the Dominions, Leo Amery; David Monteath [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for India]; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans; Neville Chamberlain,...
Dates: 26 Feb 1928 - 19 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 03 Jul 1927 - 31 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/46A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue until 1927, then Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; John Gretton MP; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent...
Dates: 03 Jul 1927 - 31 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speech notes: House of Commons., 26 May 1942 - 25 Jun 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/6A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (5 June 1946, House of Commons) on foreign affairs on various subjects including: the cold war and the deterioration of relations with the Soviet Union; Communism; the report of the Trade Union delegation to Athens [Greece] and the elections held there; affairs and events in Spain, Italy, Germany, France and Poland; a broadcast delivered by Field Marshal Jan Smuts; reconstruction in Belgium and the Netherlands; and the United Nations. Source...
Dates: 26 May 1942 - 25 Jun 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 28 Sep 1949 - 27 Oct 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/27A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (28 September, House of Commons) on the devaluation of the pound including: economic affairs; the forthcoming General Election; atomic weapons; the Labour government's policy on taxation; statements by Sir Stafford Cripps [Chancellor of the Exchequer]; the return to the Gold Standard; and nationalisation. Source material includes: notes of statements made by Aneurin Bevan [Minister of Health] and Herbert Morrison [Deputy Prime Minister]; notes...
Dates: 28 Sep 1949 - 27 Oct 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Speech notes., 04 Oct 1946 - 28 Oct 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/9A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech of thanks (4 October 1946, Blackpool [Lancashire]) on receiving the freedom of Blackpool.Speech notes and galley proofs of WSC's speech (5 October 1946, Conservative Party conference, Blackpool) entitled "Every Dog His Day" on subjects including: criticism of the Labour government; the need for a concerted opposition to Communism; foreign policy; the deterioration of relations with the Soviet Union; post war reconstruction; the electoral system; taxation;...
Dates: 04 Oct 1946 - 28 Oct 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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