Reference code: CHAR 20/34/12-15

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Date: Jun 1941


Note from [Brendan] Bracken [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC] to WSC dated 7 June on changes in ministerial office: suggests [Harry] Crookshank for Ministry of Fuel, Light and Power; [R A] Butler as Financial Secretary of the Treasury; Under-Secretaryships: Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine] at the Foreign Office; Philip [Noel-]Baker at the Ministry of Information; "Nicholson" [?Harold Nicolson, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Information] to the Board of Education; [James] Chuter-Ede and Geoffrey Lloyd to Ministry of Fuel, Light and Power, Graham White as Financial Secretary to the War Office, and George Lambert as Paymaster-General. Initialled typescript. Second manuscript note suggesting "Top" [Lord] Wolmer [later 3rd Lord Selborne] and Oliver Stanley need "soothing".