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Document Title Lord President's Committees: Minutes and Papers. Sub-Committee on Accommodation. Meetings 1(42) - 3(42) Papers 1(42) - 9(42)
Reference CAB 71/32
Date 25th March 1942 - 27th November 1942
Former Department Reference Series LP(A)

Description

A file of meeting minutes and memoranda relating to the British government's plans to rehouse civil servants in London and to requisition boarding schools for military purposes. Subjects covered in the file include the transfer of civil servants to buildings that are protected from air raids; and shortages in accommodation available for government offices and departments. Other subjects covered include concerns over public opinion on the requisitioning of boarding schools; the neglect of the education of schoolchildren; the relocation of schoolchildren to reception areas; and concern for the living conditions and welfare of the evacuated schoolchildren. Documents in the file include statistical data on the space available in government departments for reallocation; and discussion of the establishment of both telecommunications research and air defence development research in the evacuated boarding schools.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (672 KB)
1 CONCLUSIONS of a Meeting held on WEDNESDAY, 25th MARCH, 1942 at 11 a.m. Download PDF (639 KB)
2 CONCLUSIONS of a Meeting held on FRIDAY, 27TH MARCH, 1942 at 3.00 p.m. Download PDF (831 KB)
3 CONCLUSIONS of a Meeting held on WEDNESDAY, 29TH APRIL, 1942, at 9.45 a.m. Download PDF (961 KB)
1 THE PROPOSED REQUISITIONING OF WYCOMBE ABBEY SCHOOL. Memorandum by the President of the Board of Education 23rd March 1942 Download PDF (461 KB)
2 GOVERNMENT OFFICES, WHITEHALL: SOUTH BLOCK. MEMORANDUM BY MINISTRY OF WORKS 25th March 1942 Download PDF (1.19 MB)
3 THE REQUISITIONING OF BOARDING SCHOOLS. Memorandum by the President of the Board of Education 29th April 1942 Download PDF (726 KB)
4 Rehousing of Telecommunications and Air Defence and Research Development Establishments. Memorandum by the Ministry of Works 28th April 1942 Download PDF (545 KB)
5 TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT AND AIR DEFENCE AND RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISHMENT. Memorandum by Minister of Aircraft Production 28th April 1942 Download PDF (607 KB)
6 REMOVAL OF G.H.Q. HOME FORCES TO HORESEFFERY ROAD AND RE-ALLOCATION OF VACATED ACCOMMODATION IN GOVERNMENT OFFICES, WHITEHALL, SOUTH BLOCK. Note by the Secretary 22nd August 1942 Download PDF (644 KB)
7 MEMORANDUM BY THE MINISTER OF WORKS AND PLANNING Download PDF (673 KB)
8 Reallocation of Accommodation in Government Offices, Whitehall, South Block, vacated by G.H.Q. Home Forces Download PDF (370 KB)
9 Reallocation of Accommodation in Government Offices, Whitehall, South Block, after move of G.H.Q., Home Forces to Horseferry Road. Note by the Chairman 27th November 1942 Download PDF (574 KB)
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