Committee of Imperial Defence, Ad Hoc Sub-Committees: Minutes, Memoranda and Reports

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Details of CAB 16
Reference:CAB 16
Title:
Committee of Imperial Defence, Ad Hoc Sub-Committees: Minutes, Memoranda and Reports
Description:

This series consists of the minutes, memoranda and papers of ad hoc sub-committees appointed by the Committee of Imperial Defence (CID). There are also records of some of the permanent sub-committees of the CID.

Subjects addressed by these committees and sub-committees were highly significant to preparations for war and to the inter-war period as a whole, and include: defence plans and defence policy, the Burney Airship Scheme, air defence research, disarmament, the defence of India, food supply and the supply of raw materials, the Palestine Garrison, and security, propaganda in foreign countries and the establishment of a Ministry of Information.

Includes CID papers relating to trading with the enemy (CAB 16/18A & B)

Date: 1905-1939
Arrangement: Arrangement Chronological by sub-committee
Related Material: For case papers of the Committee on Trading with the Enemy (1914-1917) see T 198
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Physical description: 232 volume(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Accruals: No future accruals expected
Administrative / biographical background:

Ad hoc sub-committees were appointed by the Committee of Imperial Defence to supplement the principal standing bodies as required

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