Empire Economics, 1950-05 - 1953-03
Scope and Contents
Papers and memoranda, including: Conservative Commonwealth Affairs Committee memorandum on the Colonial Development Corporation; Conservative Political Centre pamphlet on the sterling area; text of an address by Sir Frederick Leith-Ross on sterling, exchange control and convertibility; cuttings from the Economist; note from John Biggs-Davison, Conservative Research Department, on Australian import duties; reprint of an article by Leo Amery on Canada and the sterling area; rough notes by Leo Amery; papers from a European League for Economic Co-operation monetary conference, 1952; memorandum sent by JA to [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Minister of Housing and Local Government [later 1st Lord Stockton], on the case against deflation as a means of strengthening sterling; proposals for compulsory savings and investment; minutes of meetings of the Empire Economic Union, 1950-51.
- 1950-05 - 1953-03
Conditions Governing Access
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.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Amery, Harold Julian, 1919 - 1996 (Baron Amery of Lustleigh, politician) (Person)