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MR. CHIEFLEY AND LONDON TALKS
Expected To Leave About April 18 CANBERRA, March 25.
Mr. Chifley is expected to at- <*> tend the British Common- <*> wealth Conference in London next month. It was reported
today that he would leave by air between April 18 and 20. ' Sir. Chifley will probably be i away from Australia less than a month, and the Minister for : Defence (Mr. Dedman) will be i Acting Prime Minister during his absence. The Prime Minister refused iat his press conference today to confirm or deny reports that he would attend the conference He said:—"Sometimes these reports are correct; sometimes they are wrong. I have noth ing to say about it." Mr. Chiflev added that he bad agreed that any announce ments about the ' conference, including those who would at tend, should be made by the British Prime Minister' (Mr Attlee. The NZ Prime Minister (Mr. . Fraser). has already announced that he will go to London for the conference and for preli minary