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Reference code: CHAR 2/112

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Date: 1920

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CHAR 2/112/1-9 Statement by [? WSC] arguing that a forced loan rather than taxation would be the best way to reduce the National Debt. [1920]
CHAR 2/112/10-28 Statement of the case in favour of a capital levy on war fortunes to reduce the National Debt. Carbon copies at CHAR 2/112/29-47 and 48-66. [1920]
CHAR 2/112/29-47 Carbon copy of CHAR 2/112/10-28. [1920]
CHAR 2/112/48-66 Carbon copy of CHAR 2/112/10-28. [1920]
CHAR 2/112/67 Letter from Lord Weir [earlier Sir William Weir] (Holm Foundry, Cathcart, Glasgow, [Scotland]) to WSC (War Office) enclosing notes by him on industrial policy [see CHAR 2/112/68-134]. 09 Oct 1920
CHAR 2/112/68-134 Notes by Lord Weir [earlier Sir William Weir] on the need for the Government to formulate a constructive industrial policy in order to reduce the influence of extremists over more moderate workers and trade unionists. Written at the request of Andrew Bonar Law and WSC. Appendices include two printed letters to the Times on the threatened coal strike and the attempts of trade unions to bring about the complete break-down of the current industrial system. 1920
CHAR 2/112/135 "Some factors governing production and the character of industrial policy required to improve our position." An address by Lord Weir [earlier Sir William Weir] at the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce [Scotland]. Sent by the Scottish Economic League. 18 Oct 1920
CHAR 2/112/136 "Perils of coal nationalisation". Pamphlet issued by the Employers' Press Department. [1920]
CHAR 2/112/137 Compliments slip of Reginald McKenna. Accompanied CHAR 2/112/138. [1920]
CHAR 2/112/138 Speech on bank deposits, prices and currency by Reginald McKenna as chairman of the London Joint City and Midland Bank Ltd. 29 Jan 1920
CHAR 2/112/139 Letter from [WSC] to Sir Auckland Geddes [later Lord Geddes] asking for comparative figures on exports, food consumption, population and capital and income for 1913 and 1919. Typescript copy. 08 Jan 1920
CHAR 2/112/140 Letter from Sir Auckland Geddes [later Lord Geddes] (Board of Trade) to WSC enclosing figures on imports and exports and population in 1913 and 1919 [see CHAR 2/112/141], explaining that it is not yet possible to supply firm figures on the changes in capital and income over that period, and suggesting he apply to the Ministry of Food for figures on food consumption. 10 Feb 1920
CHAR 2/112/141 Figures showing the volume of imports and exports and the United Kingdom population in 1913 and 1919. Sent with CHAR 2/112/140. [Feb] [1920]
CHAR 2/112/142 Letter from John Beresford (Ministry of Food) to Edward Marsh (War Office) enclosing figures showing the comparative consumption of various staple foods in 1913 and 1919 [see CHAR 2/112/143]. 18 Feb 1920
CHAR 2/112/143 Figures showing the comparative consumption of various staple foods in 1913 and 1919. Sent with CHAR 2/112/142. [Feb 1920]