Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 81 - 86.

Reference code: CHAR 22/125

Part of: CHAR 22
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Date: 29 Oct 1926 - 06 Nov 1926

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Includes papers by various individuals on the coal dispute, including: Board of Trade reports on the output and employment of coal mines, October 1926; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on coal supplies for gas, electricity and the railways; notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation.

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Original Reference: RCC (26) 81 - RCC (26) 86 Language:

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CHAR 22/125/18-29 Notes of a meeting on the coal dispute, between Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary, Mines Department, Christopher Hurst, Assistant Under-Secretary, Mines Department and the Executive Committee of the Miners' Federation. Subjects discussed include the miners' conditions for district negotiations. 05 Nov 1926
CHAR 22/125/30-57 Notes of a meeting on the coal dispute, between the Coal Committee (Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under- Secretary, Mines Department and Christopher Hurst, Assistant Under-Secretary, Mines Department) and the Executive Committee of the Miners' Federation. Subjects discussed include: safeguards for district wage settlements; working hours; a national minimum wage; subsistence wages; a National Tribunal; the number of districts; capital expenditure. 05 Nov 1926
CHAR 22/125/58-85 Notes of a meeting on the coal dispute, between the Coal Committee (Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary, Mines Department and Christopher Hurst, Assistant Under-Secretary, Mines Department) and the Executive Committee of the Miners' Federation. Subjects discussed include: agreeing national principles for wage settlements, to be decided within districts; minimum rates of pay; the subsistence wage; a national tribunal; working hours, including the Eight Hours Bill. 06 Nov 1926