Catalogue description Royal Commission on Licensing (England and Wales) (1929-1931): Evidence and Papers

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Details of HO 275
Reference: HO 275
Title: Royal Commission on Licensing (England and Wales) (1929-1931): Evidence and Papers

Papers of the Royal Commission on Licensing, consisting of files relating to the Commission's examination of licensing practice, organisations, finance, legislation and other evidence.

Date: 1929-1932
Separated material:

Some of the Commission's papers in relation to the work of the Central Control Board (Liquor Traffic) and the State Management District's Central and Carlisle Offices are in:

HO 185

and HO 190

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

Royal Commission on Licensing (England and Wales), 1929-1931

Physical description: 26 file(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

The Royal Commission on Licensing was appointed by Royal Warrant on 30 September 1929 under the chairmanship of William Warrender, Baron Amulree, KGC, to consider changes in the law relating to the sale and supply of alchohol. The series consists

The Commission was established"to inquire into the working of the laws relating to the sale and supply of intoxicating liquors, and the social and economic aspects of the question, and to examine and report on proposals that may be made for amending the law in England and Wales in the public interest".

The report of the Commission (Cmd 3988) was presented to Parliament in December 1931, and the minutes of evidence were published by the Stationery Office.
August 1931

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