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CHAR 2/112 Public and political: papers relating to economic affairs.

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CHAR 2/112/1-9

Statement by [? WSC] arguing that a forced loan rather than taxation would be the best way to reduce the National Debt.

9 folios
[1920]
CHAR 2/112/10-28

Statement of the case in favour of a capital levy on war fortunes to reduce the National Debt. Carbon copies at CHAR 2/112/29-47 and 48-66.

19 folios
[1920]
CHAR 2/112/29-47

Carbon copy of CHAR 2/112/10-28.

19 folios
[1920]
CHAR 2/112/48-66

Carbon copy of CHAR 2/112/10-28.

19 folios
[1920]
CHAR 2/112/67

Letter from Lord Weir [earlier Sir William Weir] (Holm Foundry, Cathcart, Glasgow, [Scotland]) to WSC (War Office) enclosing notes by him on industrial policy [see CHAR 2/112/68-134].

1 folio
09 Oct 1920
CHAR 2/112/68-134

Notes by Lord Weir [earlier Sir William Weir] on the need for the Government to formulate a constructive industrial policy in order to reduce the influence of extremists over more moderate workers and trade unionists. Written at the request of Andrew Bonar Law and WSC. Appendices include two printed letters to the Times on the threatened coal strike and the attempts of trade unions to bring about the complete break-down of the current industrial system.

4 2 assemblies of typescript sheets; 2 printed sheets
1920
CHAR 2/112/135

"Some factors governing production and the character of industrial policy required to improve our position." An address by Lord Weir [earlier Sir William Weir] at the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce [Scotland]. Sent by the Scottish Economic League.

1 12p
18 Oct 1920
CHAR 2/112/136

"Perils of coal nationalisation". Pamphlet issued by the Employers' Press Department.

1 7,[1]p
[1920]
CHAR 2/112/137

Compliments slip of Reginald McKenna. Accompanied CHAR 2/112/138.

1 folio
[1920]
CHAR 2/112/138

Speech on bank deposits, prices and currency by Reginald McKenna as chairman of the London Joint City and Midland Bank Ltd.

1 45,[1]p
29 Jan 1920
CHAR 2/112/139

Letter from [WSC] to Sir Auckland Geddes [later Lord Geddes] asking for comparative figures on exports, food consumption, population and capital and income for 1913 and 1919. Typescript copy.

1 folio
08 Jan 1920
CHAR 2/112/140

Letter from Sir Auckland Geddes [later Lord Geddes] (Board of Trade) to WSC enclosing figures on imports and exports and population in 1913 and 1919 [see CHAR 2/112/141], explaining that it is not yet possible to supply firm figures on the changes in capital and income over that period, and suggesting he apply to the Ministry of Food for figures on food consumption.

1 folio
10 Feb 1920
CHAR 2/112/141

Figures showing the volume of imports and exports and the United Kingdom population in 1913 and 1919. Sent with CHAR 2/112/140.

1 folio
[Feb] [1920]
CHAR 2/112/142

Letter from John Beresford (Ministry of Food) to Edward Marsh (War Office) enclosing figures showing the comparative consumption of various staple foods in 1913 and 1919 [see CHAR 2/112/143].

1 folio
18 Feb 1920
CHAR 2/112/143

Figures showing the comparative consumption of various staple foods in 1913 and 1919. Sent with CHAR 2/112/142.

1 folio
[Feb 1920]