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Includes: a memorandum by Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame,later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade, Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun, Financial Secretary to the Treasury] and First Lord of the Admiralty [William Bridgeman] on financing lighthouses in the Red Sea; Cunliffe-Lister on imports and exports of leather bags, trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade, and the state of industry and company law; Arthur Balfour [Lord President of the Council] and [Sir Maurice] Hankey [Cabinet Secretary] on the situation in China; reports by the Chiefs of Staff on China including the situation at Canton and the defence of Shameen and piracy in Bias Bay; the visit of the empire parliamentary delegation to Australia; telegrams on the evacuation of Shameen and events in Hankow [China]; Sir John Gilmour [Secretary of State for Scotland] on a Royal Commission for Scotland on fine art; and notes on unemployment, Irish land purchase, and on land drainage.
Printed index at CHAR 22/167.
|Physical:||1 file (109 loose folios)|
|Original Reference:||CP 1(27) to CP 20(27)||Language:|