28 January 1942
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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