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Coal mining

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Board of Trade: International Trade; National Revenue: notes and papers., Feb 1904 - 24 Dec 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/21
Scope and Contents Includes: WSC's conclusions on the factors behind economic recovery; a general summary by Alfred Flux on the duration of the depression after commercial crises, in Britain and the United States; memoranda on Tariff Reform, including current employment levels, investment abroad and commercial relations between the United States and Germany; reports on Tariff Wars in Europe; a memorandum on Preferential Trade; annotated notes on retaliation; tables of relative increases in food prices in...
Dates: Feb 1904 - 24 Dec 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Board of Trade: Miners' Eight Hour Bill: notes and papers., 12 Jan 1908 - 16 Nov 1908

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

Includes: reports on the Northumberland and Durham miners' strikes; General Considerations on the Eight Hours' Day; an opinion by William Brace, miners' representative [Labour MP for South Glamorgan, Wales]; a list of returns on capital invested in coal mines; WSC's speech to the House of Commons on the Eight Hour Bill; the summary of the Miners' Eight Hour Bill Committee report; amendments to the dating of the bill.

Dates: 12 Jan 1908 - 16 Nov 1908
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: papers 141 to 170., Apr 1927 - May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/159
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: two special reports on unemployment; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary, on Italy's interests in Albania, a request for assistance from Portugal, an arms embargo and the supply of arms to Canton [China]; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment in the coal industry, the inspection of emigrants and the unemployment insurance bill; [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal,...
Dates: Apr 1927 - May 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Unemployment Policy Committee: Conclusions., 10 Jul 1928 - 18 Jul 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/215
Scope and Contents Includes committee minutes of statements made by: WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health; and Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour. Measures discussed include: the reduction of...
Dates: 10 Jul 1928 - 18 Jul 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: copy of Board of Trade statistical abstract for the United Kingdom for each of the fifteen years from 1913 to 1927., Jan 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/107
Scope and Contents

Includes statistics on population, social, civil and industrial conditions, defence, finance, agriculture and fisheries, mining and metals, transport and communications, trade and commerce.

Dates: Jan 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., May 1945 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/15A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (5 November 1947, House of Commons) on Burma including: the agreement made in 1945; the need for development of a constitution in Burma; protection for the frontier tribes; criticism of the Labour government's proposed bill granting full independence; and the cases of U Aung Sang and U Saw. Source material includes: a copy of the bill granting independence to Burma; a statement of government policy on Burma (May 1945) and a Hansard copy of a debate on Burma...
Dates: May 1945 - Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Nov [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/36
Scope and Contents Letter from George Askwith [Comptroller General Commercial, Labour and Statistical Departments, Board of Trade] (12 Hans Crescent [London]) to [WSC] concerning a meeting with employers connected with the "disturbed mines" [at Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales]. Subjects covered include: the inability of the Board of Trade to intervene until the constitutional position has been restored; a problem of blackleg labour; and the employers' request for protection for life and property. Manuscript...
Dates: 13 Nov [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), 14 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/37
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sydney Buxton [President of the Board of Trade] to WSC concerning negotiations between the mine owners and striking miners [at Tonypandy, Glamorgan, Wales]. He confirms the opinion of [George] Askwith [Comptroller General Commercial, Labour and Statistical Departments, Board of Trade] that the Board of Trade cannot intervene until the constitutional position has been restored. Signed typescript.

Dates: 14 Nov 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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