The Balfour Formula and the Evolution of the Commonwealth

  title={The Balfour Formula and the Evolution of the Commonwealth},
  author={Peter F. Marshall},
  journal={The Round Table},
  pages={541 - 553}
  • Peter F. Marshall
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • The Round Table
  • The 75th anniversary of the 1926 Imperial Conference in London—almost coinciding, as it does, with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Brisbane—is an appropriate moment to look again at the work of the Conference and to assess its significance for the subsequent evolution of the Commonwealth. This article surveys the context in which the Imperial Conference of 1926 met; describes the work of the Balfour Committee and the developments leading to the Statute of Westminster; analyses… CONTINUE READING
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