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Coal mining

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Morrison, Secretary of the London Labour Party, on unemployment; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on disarmament; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; 1st Lord Weir (3) including one on industrial relief; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; Francis Curzon [later 5th Lord Howe] on naval officers' marriage allowance; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2)...
Dates: 01 Jul 1925 - 28 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/90
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (3); Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (3); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Sir George Courthope MP (2); William John MP; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Graham Vincent [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2); James...
Dates: 30 Apr 1928 - 31 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/91
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Percy Thompson [Deputy Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue]; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); William John MP; Alfred Faulkner [Under-Secretary for Mines and Petroleum] (2); Lord Mayor of Newcastle [Stephen Easten]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (2); Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport]; Roland Nugent, Director of...
Dates: 21 May 1928 - 14 Jun 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 17 May 1925 - 31 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/11
Scope and Contents Recipients include: 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture]; Home Secretary [Sir William Joynson Hicks, later 1st Lord Brentford] (2); Secretary of State for War [Sir Laming Worthington-Evans] (2); Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (8); President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (5); John Pease [later 1st Lord Wardington, Chairman Lloyds Bank]; Austen Chamberlain...
Dates: 17 May 1925 - 31 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC (carbon copies)., 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/29
Scope and Contents Recipients include: President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (3); F Stanley Jackson [Chairman of the Conservative and Unionist Party]; Count Guiseppe Volpi [Italian Minister of Finance] (2); Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport] (2); Sir Robert Horne [later 1st Lord Slamannan]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Colonies] (4); Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister...
Dates: 10 Jan 1926 - 21 Dec 1926
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., 27 Mar 1928 - 24 Apr 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/89
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (2); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; officials of the National Chamber of Trade, including James Clark and Sir William Perring; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; the Secretary of State for the Dominions, Leo Amery; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (5); Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier...
Dates: 27 Mar 1928 - 24 Apr 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 15 Jun 1928 - 28 Jun 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/92
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (5); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; Minister of Health [Neville Chamberlain]; Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Alfred Faulkner [Under-Secretary for Mines and Petroleum].Also includes: Cabinet minutes; copies of Ministry of Health and Scottish Office...
Dates: 15 Jun 1928 - 28 Jun 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 04 Jul 1928 - 08 Aug 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/93
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); Finlay Gibson and Thomas Richards MP of the Board of Conciliation for the Coal Trade of Monmouthshire and South Wales; Evan Williams [President, Mining Association of Great Britain]; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame,...
Dates: 04 Jul 1928 - 08 Aug 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 02 Jan 1926 - 14 Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/30A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Sir Russell Scott [Controller]; Sir Warren Fisher...
Dates: 02 Jan 1926 - 14 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 04 Apr 1928 - 20 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/75
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of...
Dates: 04 Apr 1928 - 20 Dec 1928
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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Speeches: speech notes., 14 Jun 1945 - 31 Mar 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/11A-E
Scope and Contents Speech notes and Hansard report of WSC's speech (10 February 1947, House of Commons) on the coal crisis including: criticism of the policies of Emanuel Shinwell, Minister of Fuel and Power; the need to plan for winter and the inefficiencies of cutting the coal supply. Source material includes: notes from "N S" ["Jo" Sturdee, later Lady Onslow, Secretary to WSC]; notes on the increased numbers of civil servants; press cuttings on subjects including the challenge by Gwilym Lloyd George [later...
Dates: 14 Jun 1945 - 31 Mar 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: speech notes., 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/31A-D
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's election address (4 February, Town Hall, Leeds [Yorkshire]) including: criticism of the Labour government's economic policy and manifesto; party politics and the numbers of candidates fielded by the Liberal Party; quotes by [Clement] Attlee [Prime Minister] on socialism; the rejection of socialism in Canada, Australia and New Zealand; nationalisation and its effect on the coal industry; the planned nationalisation of the steel industry; the continuation of rationing;...
Dates: 04 Feb 1950 - 09 Feb 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/88-89
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to David [Lloyd George] marked "secret" requesting additional finances to reduce the large numbers of deaths in mining accidents. He points out that the miners' leaders are willing to co-operate with the government and that public opinion would approve of a "bold and sweeping policy" which he would propose to fund largely through charges on the mining industry. Typescript.

Dates: 03 Mar 1911
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