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TELEGRAPH SERVICES Future Developments To Be Considered Rec. 2 p.m. RUGBYi July 16. The Commonwealth Tele-Com-munications Conference was opened in London to-day by Sir John Anderson, Chancellor of the Exchequer, who welcomed the visiting delegations on behalf of His Majesty's Government. He was accompanied by the Secretary of State for Dominion ' Affairs, Lord Cranborne, the Secretary of State for India, Mr. Amery, and the Postmaster-General, Captain Harry Crookshank. The heads of the visiting delegations replied, and the conference got down to business under its ; chairman.

The conference has on its. agenda a variety of questions about the future organisation and development of Commonwealth telecommunications, and is expected to last for two or three weeks. Its recommendations will be submitted to the Governments • concerned for their consideration. , .

Sir Alan Barlow, second Secretary heads the United Kingdom delegations. The Rt. Hon. Vincent Massey heads the Canadian; Mr. J. G Young, former Director-General of Post and Telegraph, heads New Zealand; Senator D. F. Clarkson, Minister of the Interior, Post and Telegraph and Public Works, heads the South African; Mr. D. McVey, Director-General of Post and Telegraphs, heads the Australian; Mr. M. Danziger, Minister of Finance and Customs, Southern Rhodesian; Sir Guranath V. Bewoor, Indian; and Sir Raibeart McDougall, the Government of Burma (as observer). Later the Government entertained the delegates at a reception at the Savoy Hotel. The guests were received by Lord Cranborne.

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EMPIRE TALKS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 167, 17 July 1945

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EMPIRE TALKS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 167, 17 July 1945

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