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CHAR 22/141 Official: Cabinet: General Strike.

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CHAR 22/141/51-53

Paper on beliefs about the causes of the General Strike including: the closing of the "Daily Mail" and other threats to newspapers; lookout notices issued by coal owners; and on the need for the government to issue information in printed form and through using trained speakers. Carbon typescript with manuscript additions, annotated "Keep". In file of papers labelled "Various reports issued during Strike".

3 folios
May 1926
CHAR 22/141/54-64

Paper on the "rights and wrongs" of the coal dispute which led to the General Strike on subjects including: slump in trade in coal; subsidy of miners' wages; report of the Coal Commission and reaction of the miners; attitude of the coal owners; failure of negotiations; and rates of pay for miners. Typescript. In file of papers labelled "Various reports issued during Strike".

11 folios
May 1926