Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 87 - 90.

Reference code: CHAR 22/126

Part of: CHAR 22
Next record: CHAR 22/127
Previous record: CHAR 22/125

Date: 08 Nov 1926 - 25 Nov 1926


Includes papers by various individuals on the coal dispute, including: notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation and of the Industrial Committee of the Trades Union Congress; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on procedure for negotiations; George Lane-Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] Secretary for Mines, on the suggested Government offer.



Other details



Physical: 1 file (98 loose folios)
Publication: Alternative format:
Original Reference: RCC (26) 87 - RCC (26) 90 Language:

Contained records

Reference Record Date
CHAR 22/126/2-73 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: minimum working hours and the 7-hour, 7.5-hour and 8-hour day; coal prices; a national appeals tribunal for wage and working hours disputes; division of profits between owners and wages; subsistence wages; district negotiations. 08 Nov 1926