Official: Cabinet: papers 101 - 139.

Reference code: CHAR 22/31

Part of: CHAR 22
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Date: 10 Jan 1923 - 05 Mar 1925

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Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] on subjects including higher commands in the Egyptian Army, the political outlook in the Far East, foreign policy and security, and the strength of the Egyptian Army; the decisions of the League council on reports of the investigations into the armaments of ex-enemy countries; Sir Cecil Hurst, Legal Advisor to the Foreign Office, on the armaments of ex-enemy countries; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne], Financial Secretary to the Treasury on the Forestry Bill, the Charitable Trusts Bill and the National Health Insurance (Navy, Army and Air Force) Fund Bill; a draft of the Forestry Bill; 1st Lord Cave, the Lord Chancellor, on the Legitimacy Bill; a draft of the Legitimacy Bill; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India, on the Government of India (Civil Services) Bill; a draft of the Government of India Bill; 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Chairman of the Committee of Imperial Defence on the Geneva Protocol and security, and the Singapore Naval Base; the report of the sub-committee on the Geneva Protocol, on the reduction of armaments, pacific settlement of international disputes and French and Belgian security; the report and minutes of the Committee of Imperial Defence on the Geneva Protocol; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on milk legislation, rent restrictions and Weir houses; Edward Wood [later Lord Irwin and Lord Halifax], Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, on milk legislation; Leo Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on Iraq and the Turkish Petroleum Company and consultation with the Dominions on foreign affairs; Sir Henry Dobbs, High Commissioner for Iraq, on the Turkish Petroleum Company; 1st Lord Athlone [earlier Alexander Cambridge], the Governor-General of the Union of South Africa; James Hertzog [Prime Minister and Minister of Native Affairs, Union of South Africa] on consultation between Britain and the dominions on foreign affairs; Field-Marshal 1st Lord Allenby [High Commissioner for Egypt] on higher commands in the Egyptian Army; the Foreign and Political Department of the Government of India on the Geneva Protocol; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] on the Geneva Protocol; Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War; Sir Fabian Ware, Permanent Vice-Chairman of the Imperial War Graves Commission, on contributions by the Dominions to the Commission; a draft of the Charitable Trusts Bill; a War Office memorandum on French security; Sir John Gilmour, Secretary for Scotland, on the Circuit Courts and Criminal Procedure (Scotland) draft bill, the committee on marriage allowances for the Navy and pay rates for entrants into the Fighting Services; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on unemployment benefit; 1st Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Lord President of the Council, on the political outlook in the Far East and the transaction of business during King George V's absence abroad; Sir Samuel Hoare, [later 1st Lord Templewood] Secretary of State for Air, on the Geneva Protocol; William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, on the Greenwich [London] Hospital (Disused Burial Ground) Bill, and the political outlook in the Far East; a draft of the Greenwich Hospital Bill; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later 1st Lord Brentwood], Home Secretary, on the annual register of electors; the minutes of the Committee of Imperial Defence on artillery for Indian states; a draft of the National Health Insurance (Navy, Army and Air Force) Fund Bill; 1st Lord Weir on fair wages and new housing; the report of the Unemployment Committee on the Unemployment Grants Committee; Charles Rey, Secretary of the Unemployment Grants Committee, on relief of unemployment in 1925; Stanley Baldwin, the Prime Minister, on the Dominions' part in European security, and the rejection of the Geneva Protocol; WSC, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on a loan for the completion of the Benguela [Angola] Railway, and French and Belgian security; a Treasury memorandum on the Benguela Railway; a Ministry of Labour memorandum on railwaymen's wages and conditions; an Admiralty memorandum on Japanese military expansion.

Printed index at CHAR 22/48.

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Physical: 2 files (1 bound and 1 containing loose folios; 92 folios, including pamphlets)
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Original Reference: CP 101 (25) - CP 139 (25) Language: