For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for 1951 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference.

1951 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference

5th Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference
Host country United Kingdom
Dates212 January 1951
ChairClement Attlee
(Prime Minister)
Key points

The 1951 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference was the fifth Meeting of the Heads of Government of the British Commonwealth. It was held in the United Kingdom in January 1951, and was hosted by that country's Prime Minister, Clement Attlee.

The principal topic of the conference was the Korean War with the summit issuing a declaration, proposed by Australian prime minister Robert Menzies, stating that the Commonwealth prime ministers "would welcome any feasible arrangement for a frank exchange of views with Stalin and Mao Tse-tung."[1] The Commonwealth leaders also called for peace treaty negotiations with Japan to be concluded as soon as possible (see Treaty of San Francisco).[1]


Nation Name Portfolio
 United Kingdom Clement Attlee Prime Minister (Chairman)
 Australia Robert Menzies Prime Minister
 Canada Louis St. Laurent Prime Minister
 Ceylon Don Stephen Senanayake Prime Minister
 India Jawaharlal Nehru Prime Minister
 New Zealand Sidney Holland Prime Minister
 Pakistan Liaquat Ali Khan Prime Minister
 Southern Rhodesia Sir Godfrey Huggins Prime Minister
South Africa South Africa Theophilus Ebenhaezer Dönges Minister of the Interior


  1. ^ a b "14 Jan 1951 - 10-Day Commonwealth Conference Ends PRIME MINISTERS URGE BIG FOUR PEACE TALKS - Trove". Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953). 14 January 1951. p. 1. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
1951 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!

Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.


Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 ๐ŸŽ‰! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?