276 Commonwealth Government to Lord Cranborne, U.K. Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs
Cablegram 81 7 February 1941,
Your telegram 69 of 31st January.  His Majesty's Government in Commonwealth of Australia will be represented at conversations at Singapore commencing 22nd February by Sir Ragnar Colvin  and Senior Officers from Army and Air force. In meantime, more junior representatives are proceeding to Netherlands East Indies for discussions on detailed points and exchange of information. Upon completion of discussions they will proceed to Singapore to furnish information for purposes of broader conversations there.