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Recipients include: Sir Harry Goschen (2); Field-Marshal 1st Lord Haig; Stanley Bruce [Prime Minister of Australia]; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans [Secretary of State for War] (6); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin (5) including one on block grants and one on the Board of Trade absorbing the Ministry of Transport; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty (3); Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury]; Raymond Poincare [French Prime Minister]; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India] (2); F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell]; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; Minister of Labour, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, on unemployment insurance (2); 1st Lord Midleton (2); ?Prime Minister of Greece; Sir Eric Geddes; Kenyon Vaughan-Morgan MP; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; Reginald McKenna [Chairman of Midland Bank Limited] (3); Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade]; John Davidson [Conservative Party Chairman]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health]; Sir Philip Pilditch MP; Robert Holland-Martin; [14th] Lord Lovat; Waldron Smithers MP; 1st Lord Beatty [1st Sea Lord]; Archibald Campbell [Chairman of the Stock Exchange Committee].
Also includes copies of letters from some of those listed above and Sir Philip Sassoon [Under-Secretary of State for Air].
Subjects covered by the file include: war debt; various tax and duty matters; estimates for various government branches and the armed forces; the situation in China; various measures to reduce government spending; various banking matters.
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