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RUBBER AND TYRE POSITION. PROPOSAL TO EFFECT FURTHER ECONOMIES IN PETROL CONSUMPTION BY ABOLITION OF THE BASIC RATION, IN ORDER TO RELIEVE: Memo. by Petroleum Dept.

28 January 1942

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3. Under the existing tyre control proposals no motorist running on basic ration only will be allowed to acquire tyres to replace those on his car — he will merely be allowed to use his existing tyres so long as they last. Thus the continued will make no demand on the supply of elimination will not decrease the demand. 4. The elimination of these cars from the roads will position only if the Government is prepared require the owners of laid—up cars to surrender their tyres, in which case presumably it would also be necessary obtain control of the tyres of cars already laid up.

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infrastructure petrol industry manufacturing materials motor vehicles rationing rubber supply tyres transport travel fuel price control licensing nationwide lord president's committee petroleum department

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/26
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 24
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.026
Keywords
Fuel
Motor Vehicles
Petrol
Rationing
Rubber
Tyres
Language
English
Organizations Discussed
Lord President's Committee
Petroleum Department
Pages
3
Themes
Industry
Infrastructure
Rationing
Supply
Licensing
Price Control
Transport
Travel
Manufacturing
Materials

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