Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes.

Reference code: CHAR 18/103

Part of: CHAR 18
Next record: CHAR 18/104
Previous record: CHAR 18/102

Date: 28 Jan 1929 - 23 May 1929

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Includes carbon copies of minutes from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; Gilbert Upcott [Deputy Controller]; Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary]; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Frederick Leith-Ross [Deputy Controller of Finance]; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue]; Edward Marsh [Private Secretary to WSC].

Subjects include: army and civil estimates; various tax and duty matters, including the fuel and betting taxes, and liquor licence duty; pension matters; budgetary concerns; unemployment costs and numbers; trade forecasts; road and railway matters; post office relief; local rates; French debt.

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Physical: 1 file (101 loose folios)
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Contained records

Reference Record Date
CHAR 18/103/9 Copy of a minute from WSC to Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary to the Treasury] asking about Major John Williams. WSC gave Fisher the papers 2 months previously and sent Williams £5 to keep himself and has not had an update. 13 Feb 1929
CHAR 18/103/10 Carbon copy of part of a minute from [WSC] to an unidentified correspondent suggesting that [Frederick] Phillips [Principal Assistant Secretary] and [Gilbert] Upcott [Deputy Controller] should be able to prove that it would be more effective to reduce railway freights than to undertake a large loan for Colonial development. [13 Feb 1929]