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Memoranda, 1919-01 - 1923-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/68

Scope and Contents

Memoranda by LSA on subjects including: the need for a reconstruction Cabinet after the war; policy on Imperial Preference and safeguarding of industry; the relation of overseas trade with employment; war reparations from Germany which could be used for Imperial development; Empire development as a part of trade policy; proposed financial assistance to develop Imperial resources; the Safeguarding of Industries Act, as applied to France, Belgium and Italy; Civil Commissioners and supply and transport organisation; co-ordination of defence forces.

Also includes: first report of the committee on organisation of the after-war army (the Grigg Report), with covering letter from Edward Grigg [later 1st Lord Altrincham]; memorandum by the Colonial Office Middle East Department on policy towards Mosul [Iraq]; memoranda by the Imperial Communications Committee, Maurice Headlam, Treasury representative, LSA and the Postmaster-General [Sir William Joynson-Hicks, later 1st Lord Brentford] on an Imperial wireless system; report of the sub-committee on development of a commercial airship service, or the Burney Airship scheme.


  • Creation: 1919-01 - 1923-07

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


1 file(s)

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Box 184

Finding aid date

2003-07-30 14:12:35.607000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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