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"A Balanced Economy": source material on Imperial preference, 1943-11 - 1952-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/111

Scope and Contents

Includes: cuttings; text of a speech by [James] Harold Wilson, President of the Board of Trade, on British trade with the sterling area; articles by LSA on non-discrimination, customs union and preference, and the United States and the Commonwealth; text of a speech by [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] on ruin or recovery; copies of Hansard covering debates on the economic situation (particularly GATT, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) and closer co-operation within the sterling area; article by Sir Herbert Williams on customs unions; bulletins of the Empire Industries Association and British Empire League; memorandum on the importance of preference to the sugar, wine, canned fruit, coffee and tobacco industries; Empire trade figures; text of a speech by LSA on the United States and Imperial preference; paper by LSA on Empire sugar preference.


  • Creation: 1943-11 - 1952-09

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 267

Finding aid date

2004-12-16 17:33:31.983000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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