Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:
Includes: typescript notes on the Housing and Town Planning Act which cover the duties of County Councils regarding sanitation, slum clearance and the provision of new housing for the poor; WSC's manuscript notes on the extent of poverty and appalling housing conditions revealed by [Seebohm] Rowntree's study of conditions in York and a London County Council report on housing for the working classes.
Includes: report of the Highlands and Islands Medical Services Committee on public health problems in these areas of Scotland and the need for a medical service, and a printed telegram from Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary] to Sir William Goschen [British ambassador to Germany] on German naval building and the need for increased British naval building. Also includes a covering letter from Grey to WSC.
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.
Correspondence and press cuttings on objections to the transfer of the Sidaw Sanatorium to Dundee Town Council.
Correspondents include: Clifford Heyworth, Town Clerk of Chingford, [Essex] on Chingford's neutral evacuation status and air raid shelters (12); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (4).Subjects include: local concerns over allowances to servicemen's dependants; local health report; vivisection; the Clubs Bill; pension enquiries; safeguarding the jobs of National Servicemen; car tax; Women's Voluntary Service.
Correspondents include: Local branches of the League of Nations Union (12); Sir John Maitland; Philip Maskens (4); Daisy Simmons (5); Sir Kingsley Wood [Secretary of State for Air].Subjects include: insufficiency of the army training period; local ARP; the Cancer Bill; anti-Semitism among British Union of Fascists; the Shops Bill; coal control; doctors and ARP; references to WSC in the American press.Also includes: petitions in support of Republican Spain.