Catalogue description Board of Trade: Coal Controllers Advisory Board: Minutes

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Reference: BT 189
Title: Board of Trade: Coal Controllers Advisory Board: Minutes

The two volumes forming this series contain notes and minutes of meetings of the Coal Controller's Advisory Board.

Subjects discussed cover a wide range and include the scope of control, daylight saving, horse feed, recruiting for the Army, release from the Forces, absenteeism, hours of work, holidays, bonuses and wages, Workmen's Compensation Insurance, employment of boys on the surface, suspension of the Eight Hours Act, probable effects of Education Bills, and the Whitley Report.

Date: 1917-1919
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Board of Trade, Coal Controllers Advisory Board, 1917-1919

Physical description: 2 volume(s)
Unpublished finding aids:

There is some subject indexing in the second volume of the series.

Administrative / biographical background:

The Controller of Coal Mines was appointed by the Board of Trade, which was responsible for Coal Mines before the creation of the Ministry of Fuel and Power, to control mines of which possession had been taken under Regulation 9G of the Defence of the Realm Regulations. The first Controller was Sir Guy Calthrop, General Manager of the London and North Western Railway.

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