Reference number
  • MSS.126/EB/DI/1-5
  • 1929 - 1931
  • Item
  • Joint TUC, Parliamentary Labour Party, Labour Party Executive Committee Committee on the Economic Consequences of Disarmament.

    Minutes of the committee and of deputations to ministers and of joint meetings of the committee with a Cabinet sub-committee; agendas; correspondence with committee secretary; memoranda. Possible alternative sources of employment investigated by the committee included: production of oil from coal; increased demand for new ships through scrapping of old tonnage; trade with USSR; and new uses for defence establishments.

    Also includes: correspondence re trade union representation on a Board of Trade departmental committee on obsolete tonnage; Labour Party disarmament leaflet.
  • 1 file
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  • Open