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Includes papers relating to reductions in public expenditure including: 4 papers by Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, on the army estimates for 1927 and 1928; [Sir] Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, and a Treasury memorandum, on the unemployment insurance bill; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the overseas settlement and proposed reductions; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services, Treasury] suggesting savings to meet the supplementary estimate for Shanghai [China]; and Leo Amery, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, on the overseas settlement.
Also includes copy letters from Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, to William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Worthington-Evans, Amery, [Sir] John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air, Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon], Postmaster General, [1st] Lord Peel, 1st Commissioner of Works, Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later Lord Brentford], Home Secretary and Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education.
|Physical:||1 bound file (108 folios)|
|Original Reference:||NE 45 to NE 59||Language:|