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Preparatory Committee of the International Conference on Trade and Employment, London 15 Oct 1946, 1946-10 - 1947-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/35

Scope and Contents

Papers of the committee called by the United Nations, to consider proposals for an International Trade Organisation, and to prepare the agenda for the 1947 Trade and Employment Conference. Includes: press releases; texts of opening speeches by Sir [Richard] Stafford Cripps, President of the Board of Trade; outline proposals; delegates' statements; suggested procedure; journal of the committee; memorandum by the British delegation on international employment policy; Australian views on general commercial policy; committee reports on subjects including restrictive business practices, exchange control, subsidies on manufactured goods and primary products, state trading, general commercial policy and the work of the committee.

Also includes: issues of the Empire Producer with articles on the committee.


  • Creation: 1946-10 - 1947-02

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 183

Date information

DateText: The majority of items date from October-November 1946.

Finding aid date

2004-03-04 14:55:27.467000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
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