This book is only a preliminary study of the question of democratic control, which is now being eagerly discussed in all parts of the country. The aim of the publication of this volume is to lead those in authority, who can exercise far more influence than the author of this book, to give this problem the serious consideration to which it is entitled.
Table of Contents
Preface 1. The problem 2. Some opinions 3. Desirability of democratic control 4. Practicability of democratic control 5. The present system 6. The foreign service 7. Parliamentary reforms 8. A Foreign affairs Committee Chapter 9. Treaty Obligations Chapter 10. The responsibility of Democracy Summary. Appendix. Index
Arthur Augustus William Harry Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede (16 February 1871 – 23 March 1946) was a British politician, writer, and social activist. He was the third son of Sir Henry Ponsonby, Private Secretary to Queen Victoria, and the great-grandson of Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Earl of Bessborough. Frederick Edward Grey Ponsonby, 1st Baron Sysonby, was his elder brother.