Empire Industries Association: correspondence, 1953-01 - 1955-09
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, mainly with Association officials and other correspondents including: Sir [Henry] Victor Raikes on his concerns at the Government's attitude to trade; 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye, Chairman of the Association, on subjects including immediate policy and proceeding without regard to party considerations, commissioning a portrait of LSA and resigning his Chairmanship (14); Oliver Lyttelton, Secretary of State for the Colonies [later 1st Lord Chandos] (2); Maurice Petherick; 1st Lord Lyle of Westbourne; Simon Elwes on being commissioned to paint LSA's portrait.
Also includes: article by LSA for the Association bulletin on the Conservative U-turn in supporting GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade] instead of Imperial Preference; bulletins; memoranda on GATT; addresses given by LSA as President, on the shortcomings of Conservative economic policy and the future of the Commonwealth.
- 1953-01 - 1955-09
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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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