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CHAR 22/113 Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: correspondence and papers.

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CHAR 22/113/24-25

Letter from Arthur Cook, Secretary of the Miners' Federation, to Winston Churchill [Chancellor of the Exchequer] on the settlement of the coal dispute, asking Churchill on behalf of the Executive Committee and Special Delegate Conference of the Federation to convene and attend a meeting of the Federation and Mining Association. Cook states that the Federation was willing to enter into negotiations for a new national agreement, with a view to reducing labour costs. Also includes a copy of a press statement by Churchill, reproducing Cook's letter and stating that the Government considered it a sufficient basis for requesting the Mining Association to restart negotiations.

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03 Sep 1926