Declaration by the Commonwealth Prime Ministers (28 April 1949)

On 28 April 1949, whilst taking into account the Indian people’s desire to secure independence, the Commonwealth Prime Ministers formally declare their wish to remain full members of the Commonwealth.

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Source: Parliamentary Debates. House of Commons. Official Report. Fifth session of the Thirty-Eight Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. 12 George VI. Dir. of publ. Hansard. 1948-1949, No 464; fifth series. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Copyright: Crown copyright is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the Queen's Printer for Scotland

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