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Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Wm L M King - Discussing Merger of Clerk Privy Council with PMO

Just after the death of Lord Tweedsmuir (Feb 11/1940) and prior to the appointment (June 2/1940) of Major General The Earl of Athlone as his successor.

Prime Minister Wm L M King took over the Governor General's council of independent advisors (BNA 1867 s.11 Privy Council) by appointing his 'own man' as Clerk.

from King's Scanned Diaries - Library & Archives Canada site
March 13, 1940 - - pg 2

...I told the cabinet of my intention to appoint Arnold Heeney as the Clerk of the Privy Council and to add to his duties those of the Secretary to the Cabinet, ...He should able to take over to the Privy Council most of the work that is now carried on from the Prime Ministers Office. ...

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