9 Mr S. M. Bruce, High Commissioner in London, to Mr J. A. Lyons, Prime Minister

Cablegram 24 LONDON n.d. [11 or 12 February 1937],

CONFIDENTIAL

For the Prime Minister

In view of wide interest aroused by announcement in Australia agree impossible keep Officer [1] London for Imperial Conference.

Will require month to six weeks to make necessary arrangements but these being expedited and will leave as soon as possible.

BRUCE

1 Major F.K. Officer, External Affairs Officer in London. See Documents 2,7,8.

[AA : A981, EA DEPT 152]