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Suez Canal, 1953-02 - 1954-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/73

Scope and Contents

Papers and press cuttings on the situation in Egypt, including: issues of Hansard; memorandum by 1st Lord Hankey on his concerns about talks between the British and Egyptian governments, particularly the lack of provision for protecting British interests and the planned evacuation of all British troops; rough notes for a debate on the issue, including drafts of JA’s statement urging the Government not to evacuate the Canal Zone; memorandum on Suez written by JA for the Army League, with comments from Leo Amery; Conservative Research Department notes.


  • Creation: 1953-02 - 1954-01


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 679

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from 1953.

Finding aid date

2011-01-20 14:00:59.637000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
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