Official: Treasury: papers and correspondence on economising the current expenditure.

Reference code: CHAR 18/48

Part of: CHAR 18
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Date: 19 Jun 1927 - 21 Dec 1927


Includes drafts and copies of letters sent out in the name of the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, to the following ministers on reducing their departmental expenditure for 1927-1928: Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Dominions, Leo Amery; First Lord of the Admiralty, William Bridgeman; Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Minister of Health, Neville Chamberlain; the 1st Commissioner of Works, 1st Lord Peel; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans; Secretary of State for Air, Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood]; Postmaster-General [and Chief Civil Commissioner], Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon].

Also includes: notes and memoranda from various Treasury officials including James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer], Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise], Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services], George Ismay, and Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; correspondence from Hoare (4), Mitchell-Thomson, Chamberlain, Gilmour, Worthington-Evans, Christopher Bullock [Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Air], and Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland [Minister of Labour]; copies of Cabinet Committee on Expenditure papers.




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