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CHAR 22/100 Official: Cabinet: papers 315 - 324.

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CHAR 22/100/20-47

Notes of a meeting between the Central Committee of the Mining Association and Executive Committee of the Miners' Federation on the state of the industry and the miners' strike, and particularly on: working hours; wages; a National Agreement as opposed to local wage settlements; coal prices at home and abroad.

27 folios
19 Aug 1926
CHAR 22/100/55-93

Notes of a meeting between Government Ministers (Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], and Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary, Mines Department) and the Miners' Federation on attempts to settle the miners' strike, including: the Government's refusal to give further financial aid to the industry; the effects of the strike upon the country; the miners' refusal to extend working hours and the Eight Hours Bill; a national minimum wage; the Government's support for the mine owners; the need for reorganisation of the industry.

38 folios
26 Aug 1926