Thomson executive council of Ceylon

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Thomson executive council of Ceylon
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21st Cabinet of British Ceylon
Date formed11 April 1931
Date dissolvedJuly 1931
People and organisations
Head of state George V
Head of government Graeme Thomson
No. of ministers6
Ministers removed1
Total no. of members7
Predecessor Stanley executive council of Ceylon
Successor First Board of Ministers of Ceylon

The Thomson executive council was the 21st and last executive council of British Ceylon. The government was led by Governor Graeme Thomson. The Executive Council of Ceylon was replaced by the Board of Ministers of Ceylon in July 1931.


Executive council members

PortraitMember of CouncilOfficeTook officeLeft officeNotes
Graeme Thomson Governor 11 April 1931July 1931
Bernard Henry Bourdillon Colonial Secretary 11 April 1931July 1931
Colonel Edward Bromfield Ferrers Commander of the Ceylon Defence Force 11 April 1931July 1931
Edward St. John Jackson Attorney General 11 April 1931July 1931
F. G. Morley Auditor General
as Colonial Auditor
11 April 193125 June 1931Replaced by Oliver Ernest Goonetilleke
Sir Oliver Goonetilleke.gif Oliver Ernest Goonetilleke 25 June 1931July 1931
 ? Treasurer

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