Date of Coronation

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Date of Coronation

M-F. 

As in memo.

P.M. 

29/5 = Friday.  Thought unlucky.
3/6 =  Derby Day.  Why not 1/6.
Sal. Monday : Prepns. on the Sunday wd. be unpopular.

H.C. 

Also visitors fr. outside Ldn. wd. have to come up on Saty.

P.M. 

Coronation Commn.  D/Ed. in Chair.
(D/Ed. will also attend mtg. King Geo. VI Memorial Cttee.
Sal. National or Commonwealth Memorial?

P.M.  

National.

D.E. 

28/5 wd. suit us.  Said 2 Bank Hols. in 1 wk.  But wd. it not be worse to have 2 weeks each with 1 Bank Hol. in it.

H.C. 

Wd. be in Parly. Recess on 28/5.  If 2/6, we shd. have to extend Recess.

P.M.  

Against having it in Whitsun Recess.

R.A.B. 

Prefer 1/6 qua industrial.

P.M. 

Argument points to 2/6.    


Taken from C.C. 39(52) - Meeting held on 8 April 1952.