Official: Cabinet: Electrical Development Committee: Papers 1 - 17.

Reference code: CHAR 22/63

Part of: CHAR 22
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Date: 29 May 1925 - 19 Dec 1925

Scope/content:

Includes papers from various individuals on electricity, including: Sir John Snell, Chairman of the Electricity Commission, on standardization of frequency, regulations for overhead lines, the relative efficiency of gas and electricity and cases of interconnection overseas; Standen Pearce, Electricity Commissioner, on the relative efficiency of gas and electricity; Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on electricity lines and substations being exempt from rates; David Milne-Watson on the lack of need for electricity development; Wilfrid Ashley, Minister of Transport, on lines' and substations' exemption from rates; 1st Lord Weir [Chairman of the Electrical Development Committee] on the Treasury guarantee of funding for future generating stations; the draft interim report of the Electrical Development Committee; Sir William Mitchell-Thomson [later 1st Lord Selsdon], Postmaster General, on regulations for overhead lines; a draft of the Electricity Supply Bill.

Other subjects include: the effect on industry of the standardization of frequency; comparisons with the Port of London Authority.

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Physical: 1 bound file (89 folios, including pamphlets)
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Original Reference: ED (25) 1 - ED (25) 17 Language: