The Government's Defence Council meets in Whitehall.
Full title reads: "London. New Defence Council".
GV Ext. of the new Ministry of Defence building, Whitehall. LV ditto showing the front entrance. CU Nameplate, "Ministry of Defence".
GV Int. The Defence Council sitting. CU Peter Thorneycroft, Defence Minister. CU Admiral of the Fleet Lord Louis Mountbatten, Chief of Defence Staff. CU Air Chief Marshal Charles Elworthy. SV General Sir Richard Hull, Chief of General staff sitting next to Mr Hugh Fraser, Minister of Defence for RAF (Royal Air Force). CU Mr Hugh Fraser. SV Sir Solly Zuckerman, Chief Scientific Adviser. SV Admiral Sir David Luce, on the left Chief of Naval Staff and First Sea Lord with Defence Minister Earl Jellicoe, on the right Minister of Defence for Royal Navy.
LV The Defence Council sitting.