chapter  9
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VERSAILLES, FOREIGN POLICY AND COLLECTIVE SECURITY 1918–33

Lloyd George, who had led Britain through the latter half of the First World War, was also the main inspiration behind Britain’s policy over the peace settlement which was put together between 1919 and 1920. Thereafter, British foreign policy was under the direction of Lord Curzon (Foreign Secretary 1919-24), Ramsay MacDonald (Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary 1924), Austen Chamberlain (Foreign Secretary 1924-9), and Henderson (Foreign Secretary 1929-31).