Catalogue description Ministry of Fuel and Power: Solicitors Branch

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Details of POWE 36
Reference: POWE 36
Title: Ministry of Fuel and Power: Solicitors Branch

These papers, raised by the Solicitor's Branch of the Ministry of Fuel and Power and which relate to coal nationalization, contain the statements of interest, solicitors' correspondence, compensation units and severance claims of thirty two representative private collieries.

At the end of the series are papers on the nationalisation of the coal mining industry, including correspondence with Parliamentary Counsel, and on regulations under the Coal Industry Nationalisation Bill.

Date: 1940-1956
Related material:

For records of the Coal Division see Division within POWE

For Coal Industry nationalisation papers of the Valuation and Compensation Division (coal industry compensation as recommended by the Central Valuation Board) see POWE 35

For Treasury Solicitor files see TS 74

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Ministry of Fuel and Power, Legal Branch, 1945-1956

Physical description: 190 file(s)

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