GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade], 1945-12 - 1953-12
Scope and Contents
Papers annotated by LSA, including: pamphlets and articles on subjects including the end of the International Trade Organization, GATT and the Havana Charter, Japan's attempt to sign up to GATT and Imperial Preference; print of the GATT text with related documents; Board of Trade report on the Geneva [Switzerland] Tariff Negotiations; memorandum drafted by LSA for the Empire Industries Association and the British Empire League, and submitted to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on trade policy; issue of Hansard covering the House of Lords debate on Inter-Commonwealth trade (April 1952); Board of Trade report on the Torquay [Devon] Tariff Negotiations; Board of Trade report on the Havana [Cuba] Conference on Trade and Employment (1947-48); American State Department proposed charter for an International Trade Organization, with joint proposals by the United States and Britain.
Correspondents include: [George] Peter Thorneycroft, President of the Board of Trade, on GATT's links with tariff agreements; 6th Lord Winterton [earlier Lord Turnour]; John Grigg, National and English Review.
- 1945-12 - 1953-12
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
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