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CHAR 22/126 Official: Cabinet: Committee on the Report of the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry: papers 87 - 90.

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CHAR 22/126/2-73

Notes of a meeting on the coal dispute, between the Coal Committee (Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans, Secretary of State for War, 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], William Bridgeman, First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, George Lane-Fox, Secretary for Mines [later 1st Lord Bingley], Sir Ernest Gowers, Permanent Under-Secretary, Mines Department and Christopher Hurst, Assistant Under- Secretary, Mines Department) and the Executive Committee of the Miners' Federation. Subjects discussed include: minimum working hours and the 7-hour, 7.5-hour and 8-hour day; coal prices; a national appeals tribunal for wage and working hours disputes; division of profits between owners and wages; subsistence wages; district negotiations.

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08 Nov 1926