227 Mr S. M. Bruce, High Commissioner in London, to Mr R. G. Menzies, Prime Minister
Cablegram   LONDON, 10 May 1940, 8.18 p.m.
MOST IMMEDIATE FOR THE PRIME MINISTER HIMSELF ONLY
Political. Labour Party have refused to join the Government under Chamberlain but agreed to co-operate in the formation of a National Government under another Prime Minister. Chamberlain seeing the King tonight and though not definite I anticipate that Churchill will be sent for and new Government formed immediately.
Chamberlain has agreed to continue as member of the Cabinet.