PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL.
BASQUE CHILDREN'S COMMITTEE.
MINUTES of the Executive Committee held on August 31st, 1937 at Friends' House, Euston Road, N.W.1, at 2.30 p.m.
The Duchess of Atholl, M.P.(In the Chair)
Mr. David Grenfell, M.P.
Father George (Crusade of Rescue)
Col. Gorden (Salvation Army)
Mr. Harries (T.U.C.)
The Earl of Listowel.
Mrs. Leah Manning.
Miss Eleanor Rathbone, M.P.
Mr. Wilfrid Roberts, M.P.
Miss Mary Sutherland (Labour Party)
Mr. Watson (Save the Children)
Mr. David Thomson (ex officio)
Miss Arne (ex officio)
Miss McDiarmid (ex officio)
Major Hunter (ex officio)
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE .
The Chairman welcomed Father George who was present as representing Canon Craven.
The Minutes of the meeting held on July 28th, 1937, having been circulated, were taken as read and with a verbal amendment, were signed.
2. ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES,
4. REPATRIATION. Mrs. Manning reported on the interview which the officers had had with Mr. Patrick Malin, of the American Society of Friends. Mr. Malin had now returned to America and promised that he would ask the new representative (due to arrive in England on the 10th September) whether he could undertake the task of investigating the repatriation question for us.
Mr. Roberts reported on the interview with Lord Cranborne in regard to repatriation. He had agreed that the British Consul should counter-sign requests from parents for their children but had pointed out that we could not expect British Consuls to give
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