Abbreviated designations

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Abbreviated designations

These are some of the abbreviations commonly used in the Notebooks.

(Ministers may be referred to either by their initials or their posts, usage is inconsistent)

A. Viscount/Earl Alexander
A.E. Anthony Eden
A.H. Anthony Head
A.L.B.. Alan Lennox-Boyd
A.N. Anthony Nutting
A.S. Arthur Salter
Al. Viscount/Earl Alexander
Att. G. Attorney General
B-C. or B.C John Boyd-Carpenter
B-H. or B.H. Patrick Buchan-Hepburn
C.I.G.S. Chief of the Imperial General Staff
C.N.S Chief of Naval Staff
C.O.S. Chiefs of Staff
Ch. Lord Cherwell
Ch. Wh. Chief Whip
D.E. Viscount David Eccles
D.S. Duncan Edwin Duncan-Sandys
de L. Viscount De L'Isle
de L'I Viscount De L'Isle
E.E.B. Edward Ettingdene Bridges
F.H Florence Horsbrugh
G Br. Gurney Braithwaite
G.Ll.Geo. Gwilym Lloyd-George
H.C. Harry Crookshank
H.M. Harold Macmillan
I. Baron Ismay
I.McL. or I.M. Iain McLeod
J.F. John Foster
J.P.L.T. James Purdon Lewes Thomas
J.S. James Stuart
J.S.M. John Scott Maclay 
J.T. James Purdon Lewes Thomas
L. Viscount Leathers
L.B. ot L.B. Alan Lennox-Boyd
L.P. Lord President (of the Council)
L.P.S. Lord Privy Seal
LI.G. Gwilym Lloyd-George
M. Robert Menzies - Australian PM
Macl. John Scott Maclay
M-B Reginald Manningham-Buller
M-F David Maxwell-Fyfe
N. Anthony Nutting
O.L. Oliver Lyttleton
O.P. Osbert Peake
P.B. Peter Bennett
P.M. Prime Minister
P.M.G. Postmaster-General
P.T. Peter Thorneycroft
R. Marquess of Reading
R.A.B. Richard Austen Butler
S. or Sal. Marquess of Salisbury
S.LI. John Selwyn-Lloyd
Sal. Arthur Salter
Sim. Viscount Simonds 
Sw. Viscount Swinton
T.D. Thomas Dugdale
W. Harold Watkinson
W. Lord Woolton
W.M. Walter Monckton