Catalogue description Records of the Milner Mission

Details of Division within FO
Reference: Division within FO
Title: Records of the Milner Mission

The records of the Milner Mission, relating to the carrying out of British policy towards Egypt, are in FO 848

Date: 1919-1920
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Milner Mission, 1919-1920

Physical description: 1 series
Administrative / biographical background:

In November 1919 it was officially announced that the policy of Great Britain in Egypt was to preserve the autonomy of that country under British protection and to develop the system of self-government under an Egyptian ruler. Lord Milner's Mission was sent to Egypt with the purpose of working out this policy.

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