Compulsory detention / notification: Home Secretary Herbert Samuel MP

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- extracts from speech by Herbert Samuel MP at Mansion House on 24 Oct 1916 concerning plans to detain in prison or elsewhere infected persons suffering from venereal disease until they are cured

- copy of correspondence with Herbert Samuel about his speech

- drafts of letter to Sir George Cave, successor of Samuel, asking for a deputation