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Includes papers by various individuals on the coal dispute, including: notes of meetings between the Coal Committee and representatives of the Miners' Federation; Board of Trade reports on the output and employment at coal mines, November 1926; notes of correspondence between representatives of the Mining Association, including Evan Williams [President], and George Lane-Fox, [later 1st Lord Bingley] Secretary for Mines; John Forbes Watson, Director, National Confederation of Employers' Organisations; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment among miners; George Lane-Fox, on co-operative selling; the report on co-operative selling.
Also includes: Reports of the Departmental Committee on Co-operative Selling in the Coal Mining Industry.
|Physical:||1 file (115 loose folios, including pamphlets)|
|Original Reference:||RCC (26) 91 - RCC (26) 99||Language:|
|CHAR 22/127/3-86||Notes of meetings 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: district negotiations, including subsistence wages; appeals to a national tribunal on working hours and wages; unemployment benefits; capital expenditure; provision for altering agreements.||11 Nov 1926 - 12 Nov 1926|