File: 'War Damage Compensation Committee'

Scope and Content

Includes correspondence concerning war damage compensation and insurance procedures; Scheme from A Fleming, solicitor, for compulsory fire insurance in wartime; Scheme for war risk insurance - A R Stenhouse & Partners; Letter from Building Societies Association concerning war insurance and heavy withdrawals of funds from them; Letter from W Benton Jones with information about discussion in Committee constructing a proposal for war risk scheme; Letters and Scheme for War Damage Insurance from Clinch Legger & Co, with evidence of ebbing confidence in legal and financial institutions; House of Lords report on second reading of War Risks Insurance Bill, Vol.114, No.95; MS notes on insurance scheme for War Damage Risk; Report of Conference on war damage to property and statement of Government policy on the report (SEE ALSO DC96/22/44-48)

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