Empire Industries Association: correspondence, 1950-05 - 1951-06
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, mainly with Association officials and other correspondents including: Sir Donald Simson; Lord Balfour of Inchrye, Chairman of the Association (7); George Drew, Leader of the Opposition of Canada, on speaking to the Association and establishing branches in Canada (2); Siegmund Warburg, Director of S G Warburg and Company Limited (2); Sir Hubert Henderson [Professor of Political Economy, University of Oxford]; Robert Menzies; Sir Chintaman Deshmukh, Indian Minister of Finance; Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, on the International Federation of Agriculture Producers, farming subsidies and suggesting an Empire Producers Conference during the Festival of Britain; 1st Lord Lyle of Westbourne, on resigning Chairmanship of the Association.
Also includes: minutes; the Association programme for 1951; annual reports; history of Imperial Preference; report by Ronald Russell on the GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) negotiations at Torquay [Devon]; report on Association activities at the economic conference in Strasbourg [France], and in Geneva [Switzerland] relating to the GATT negotiations; draft of speech by LSA for the 1950 Conservative Conference on the need to increase production in the Empire to avoid the threat from Communism; list of subscribers; issue of the Empire Producer, with a letter from Julian Amery on trade with Canada.
- 1950-05 - 1951-06
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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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