War Cabinet and Cabinet: Minutes

CAB 23
War Cabinet and Cabinet: Minutes

This series consists of the minutes and conclusions of the War Cabinet, December 1916 to October 1919, and of the Cabinet, from November 1919 to September 1939 including the conclusions noted in the Secretary's File. The series contains also: the A minutes of the War Cabinet, including the more secret matters not entered in the ordinary minutes; the X minutes, which note conversations on military affairs between May and November 1918; conclusions of Conferences of Ministers, from November 1919 to September 1922; and minutes of the Imperial War Cabinet, 1917 to 1918.

Please Note: for further information, please see the Cabinet Papers website.


Chronological within subject

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Former references:
in its original department:   WC and IWC file series
Legal status:
Public Record
Cabinet, 1919-1939
Conferences of Ministers, 1919-1922
Imperial War Cabinet, 1917-1918
War Cabinet, 1916-1919
Physical description:
101 volume(s)
Restriction on use:
(Open unless otherwise stated).
Access conditions:
Available in digital format unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
from 1964 Cabinet Office
Accumulation Dates:
No further accruals expected.
Unpublished finding aids:
See also transcript of CAB 23/90B which contains confidential annexes removed from other 1926-1937 volumes. Indexes to CAB 23/1-31, War Cabinet minutes, 1916-1919 and Cabinet conclusions, 1919-1921. Lists of contents of CAB 23/1-29, 35 and CAB 37-44.

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