Official: Treasury: Budget 1929-1930: Treasury memoranda and tables, used in the production of the Budget.

Reference code: CHAR 18/97

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Date: 25 Sep 1928 - 15 Apr 1929


Includes memoranda, minutes, notes and letters from individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (5); Gilbert Upcott [Deputy Controller] (3); Cornelius Gregg [Inland Revenue] (2); Sir Percy Thompson [Deputy Chairman, Board of Inland Revenue]; Thomas Jones [Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet]; Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services] (5); Frederick Phillips [Principal Assistant Secretary] (6); William Graham-Harrison [Second Parliamentary Counsel]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] (3); Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon, Postmaster-General and Chief Civil Commissioner] (4); Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (2); Augustus Webb [?Chief of Intelligence Branch, HM Customs and Excise] (2); Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne, Lord Privy Seal]; 1st Lord Stamfordham [earlier Sir Arthur Bigge, Private Secretary to King George V].

Also includes tables showing budget samples of income tax profits; Cabinet memoranda by WSC and Bolton Eyres-Monsell [Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury]; copy minutes and letters from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] and King George V, outlining the budget proposals; conclusions of the 1st meeting of the Cabinet Time table committee; copy of WSC's budget financial statement; comparison of expenditure 1924-1929.

Subjects covered by the file include: the civil estimates; Customs and Excise revenue; the probable out-turn for 1928; the passage of the Finance Bill; post office relief.




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