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Correspondents include: Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (3); Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (3); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (2); Sir George Courthope MP (2); William John MP; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC]; Graham Vincent [Private Secretary to the Prime Minister]; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] (2); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Sir William Larke [The Director, British Iron and Steel Federation]; William Lee of the Mining Association of Great Britain; Cyril Hurcomb [Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport]; Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Cabinet]; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health (2); Sir Kenneth Murchison [Parliamentary Private Secretary to George Tryon, Minister of Pensions]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue].
Also includes: Cabinet papers, including Home Affairs Committee memoranda by Chamberlain; drafts and the financial memorandum for the Rating (Apportionment of Values) Bill, later Rating and Valuation (Apportionment) Bill; cutting from the Daily Herald; copy of an address to the Commercial Committee of the House of Commons by Michael Faraday; a [Hansard] cutting of House of Commons questions; copy of the Ministry of Labour Gazette; tables showing the percentage of local rates to income tax for various industries.
Subjects include: matters concerning the scheme, including details of the money to be distributed under it, the railway freight scheme, opposition to the plan, agricultural concerns, the position of the South Wales coal-fields, forecasts of revenue and expenditure, and the profits tax; WSC's health; recommendations for honours.
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