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Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: a letter from the National Confederation of Employers Organization on the coal dispute; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Dominions, on the status of the Union of South Africa, and as Secretary of State for the Colonies, on rubber exports restriction; James Hertzog, Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, on status; Harry Batterbee [Assistant Secretary], Dominions Office, on the dominions' claims to seats on the Council of the League of Nations; Herbert Grant Watson [Counsellor, British Embassy at Lisbon, Portugal]; notes on negotiations with the Miners' Federation; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on recruitment into the Indian Civil Service; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War; a Committee of Imperial Defence memorandum on chemical warfare policy; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the trade outlook; the Board of Trade Advisory Council's monthly review of the trade outlook; Sir Herbert Creedy [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for War] on chemical warfare policy; an extract of a speech by Stanley Bruce, Prime Minister of Australia, on the condition of the Empire; 6th Lord Somers, Deputy Governor-General of Australia; Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon] Postmaster-General, on subjects including postmark advertising and broadcasting controversial material; the 2nd report of the Wireless Telegraphy Commission; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on education grants; the 3rd report and minutes of the Imperial Conference (Documents) Committee; the Final Act of the International Conference on oil pollution of navigable waters; a draft brief for ministers on the Brussels [Belgium] Maritime Law Conventions; Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air; an Air Staff memorandum on chemical warfare policy; 5th Lord Onslow [earlier Lord Cranley], Under-Secretary for War, on chemical warfare; Douglas Hogg [later 1st Lord Hailsham, Attorney General] and Thomas Inskip [later 1st Lord Caldecote, Solicitor General] on postmark advertising; a Ministry of Labour special report on unemployment; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on housing subsidies; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on the Police (Appeals) Bill; a draft of the Police Bill; the report of the committee on compulsory arbitration in international disputes.
Printed index at CHAR 22/106.
|Physical:||1 bound file (90 folios, including pamphlets)|
|Original Reference:||CP 340 (26) - CP 359 (26)||Language:|
|CHAR 22/102/4-5||Typescript copy of a letter from Ronald Waterhouse, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, to the Secretary of the Miners' Federation [Arthur Cook], stating that in order to help settle the coal dispute, the Government had made a conditional offer to the Federation of setting up a National Arbitration Tribunal to review any settlement under which miners were asked to work more than seven hours. Waterhouse goes on to say that the Federation had rejected this offer once, and that the Government had already given it more time to consult with the mining districts. He states that the Federation's Delegate Conference must give a definite reply to the offer: if accepted, the Government would set up the Tribunal as soon as possible, but otherwise the offer would be withdrawn.||06 Oct 1926|