Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC6/3/3/1-38
TitlePapers relating to workmen's compensation and employers' liability legislation
Extent39 items
Date1894-[early 20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence, copy correspondence and transcripts of correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain, his political colleagues and associated individuals relating to employment legislation; with Government publications, printed material, memoranda and wrappers
Including /4-5 Correspondence from Sir Matthew White Ridley [1st Viscount Ridley: MP; Sec of State, Home Department, 1895-1900] relating to memorandum by Chamberlain on progress of Employers' Liability Bill, 1896; /6 Copy memorandum by Joseph Chamberlain, 'Memorandum on Employers' Liability and Workmen's Compensation', 1896; /12-14 Correspondence and typescript transcripts of correspondence with Sir Matthew White Ridley relating to discussion on points of proposed legislation, 1897; /15-21 Government publications, 'Workmen's Accident Compensation Bill. Employers' Liability Bill. Memorandum', 1897, 'Employers' Liability. Draft of a Bill to amend the Law relating to the Liability of Employers for Injuries to their Workmen', with memoranda and duplicate copies, 1897; /35 Printed pamphlet, 'Workmen's Compensation Act. What the Unionist Government has done for the Workmen', 1899; /36-38 Typescript letter from Sir Kenelm Edward Digby [Permanent Under-Sec.of State at Home Office, 1895-1903] relating to enclosed copy of proof of Parliamentary paper providing statistical analysis of implementation of Workmen's Compensation Act, with Government publication, 'Statistics of the Proceedings in County Courts (England and Wales) during the Year 1898 under the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1897 and the Employers' Liability Act, 1880', and printed extracts from publication relating to this Parliamentary paper, 1899
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