Official: Cabinet: papers 315 - 324.

Reference code: CHAR 22/100

Part of: CHAR 22
Next record: CHAR 22/101
Previous record: CHAR 22/99

Date: 20 Apr 1926 - 07 Sep 1926


Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including arms export licenses; Board of Trade Advisory Council monthly reports on the trade outlook; 1st Lord D'Abernon [earlier Sir Edgar Vincent], British Ambassador to Germany, on the prevention of public collections for British miners; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; notes of a meeting between representatives of the Mining Association and the Miners' Federation; Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on education grants; notes of a meeting between ministers and representatives of the Miners' Federation; Sir Austen Chamberlain, Foreign Secretary; a Foreign Office memorandum on the status of Luxembourg; the conclusions of a conference of ministers concerning China's firing on a British subject; John Brenan, Acting Consul General, Canton [later Guangzhou, China].

Printed index at CHAR 22/106.



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Physical: 1 bound file (113 folios, including pamphlets)
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Original Reference: CP 315 (26) - CP 324 (26) Language:

Contained records

Reference Record Date
CHAR 22/100/20-47 Notes of a meeting between the Central Committee of the Mining Association and Executive Committee of the Miners' Federation on the state of the industry and the miners' strike, and particularly on: working hours; wages; a National Agreement as opposed to local wage settlements; coal prices at home and abroad. 19 Aug 1926
CHAR 22/100/55-93 Notes of a meeting between Government Ministers (Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], and Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary, Mines Department) and the Miners' Federation on attempts to settle the miners' strike, including: the Government's refusal to give further financial aid to the industry; the effects of the strike upon the country; the miners' refusal to extend working hours and the Eight Hours Bill; a national minimum wage; the Government's support for the mine owners; the need for reorganisation of the industry. 26 Aug 1926