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Includes: notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation, the Mining Association, and the Industrial Committee of the Trades Union Congress on the coal dispute.
|Physical:||1 bound file (144 folios)|
|Original Reference:||RCC (26) 13 - RCC (26) 20||Language:|
|CHAR 22/119/1-36||Notes of a meeting on the coal situation between Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], Sir Horace Wilson, Secretary, Ministry of Labour, Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary, Mines Department, Christopher Hurst, Assistant Secretary, Mines Department, and representatives of the Executive Committee of the Miners' Federation. Subjects discussed include: a national minimum wage; likely unemployment if wages were increased; specific levels of wages in Northumberland; results of wage reduction and different wage levels in separate districts; the miners' refusal to accept wage reductions; pits running at a loss without a subsidy to the industry; the state of the coal market.||23 Apr 1926|