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Correspondents include: Harold MacMillan MP [later 1st Lord Stockton] (2); 1st Lord Weir; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; Sir Arthur Duckham (3); Sir Josiah Stamp (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (4); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] (4); Gerald Canny [Inland Revenue] (2); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (3); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister; Sir Edward Harrison [Chief Inspector of Taxes]; Cornelius Gregg [Inland Revenue]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3).
Also includes: copy letters and minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Cabinet papers, including copies of a memorandum on the scheme by WSC.
Matters concerning the scheme covered by the file include: reducing rates on manufacturing and agricultural producers; the proposed profits tax; those industries to be excluded; the liquid fuel tax; the financial implications of variations of the scheme; the treatment of public utility services; rates on railway property.
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