Catalogue description Home Office, Industrial and Parliamentary Department, and Successors: Coal Division: Labour and Labour Relations Correspondence and Papers

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Reference: POWE 20
Title: Home Office, Industrial and Parliamentary Department, and Successors: Coal Division: Labour and Labour Relations Correspondence and Papers
Description:

Includes files on the employment of women and children, absenteeism, training, disputes and strikes, wages and conditions of work, holidays, non-union workers in mines, clerical staffs and pit head baths. Also contained are some papers relating to metalliferous and other mining.

Before 1920 these are mainly records of the Industrial Department of the Home Office and the Coal Mines Department of the Board of Trade (BT). After this they are files of the Mines Department until 1942, thereafter of the Ministry of Fuel and Power.

Date: 1883-1963
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 160 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure
Publication note:

Papers referred to in the following official histories will be found in POWE 17, POWE 18, POWE 19, POWE 20, POWE 21, POWE 22:Prof. W.H.B. Court, A History of Coal (HMSO, 1951)C.I. Savage, A History of Inland Transport (H.M.S.O.1957)

Unpublished finding aids:

A History of the Gas Industry (Unpublished) (Cabinet Office ref: CAB/HIST/G/1/1/2)

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