May 26, 1930 (16th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

James Layton Ralston (Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. RALSTON:

The submission of Canada and also of the other dominions was that they would agree to a collective total being stated for all the members of British commonwealth of nations and that they would agree that their respective naval requirements [would not be such as to cause that collective total to be exceeded, it being left entirely for the British commonwealth of nations amongst themselves to agree as to what proportion each of them would require in the way of naval armament.

Topic:   NAVAL CONFERENCE
Subtopic:   APPROVAL OF TREATY FOR LIMITATION OF ARMAMENT
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