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Recipients include: Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (4), on subjects including recommendations for honours and WSC completing ["the Aftermath", published as volume 4 of "The World Crisis"]; First Lord of the Admiralty, William Bridgeman, on reducing the navy estimates (3); Sir Henri Deterding; Sir Charles Addis [British Representative on General Council of Reichsbank]; Sir Basil Blackett; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Dominions] on a parliamentary answer on the Irish Privy Council; [1st Lord Craigavon, earlier Sir James Craig, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland]; Sir Herbert Lawrence; John Davidson [Conservative Party Chairman]; Bolton Eyres-Monsell [Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury] on communication matters; Ralph Blumenfeld [Editor Daily Express]; Sir Leslie Scott MP; 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne, Lord Privy Seal]; King George V on budget proposals; 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg, Lord Chancellor]; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood, Secretary of State for Air]; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade] on a report by Sir Hubert Smith; John Jacob Astor [later 1st Lord Astor of Hever, Chief Proprietor of The Times] on a critical article; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland [Minister of Labour] on unemployment figures; Robert Boothby MP [Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer], wishing him well for the election.
Other subjects include: the betting tax.
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|CHAR 18/102/23-24||Copy of a letter from WSC [Chancellor of the Exchequer] to William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, accepting naval estimates of £55,865,000 provided that the Treasury and Admiralty will continue to attempt to reduce expenditure; discussing scheduling of Cabinet enquiries into the Fleet Air Arm and Cordite Reserve; and undertaking to make no opposition to one larger type cruiser being built the following year.||14 Feb 1929|