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LIQUOR CONTROL. Memo. by Minister of Food.

24 March 1942

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districts in England and Scotland became State Management district; in which some of the powers previously exercised by the Control Control Board were vested in the Home Secretary and the Secretary of State for Scotland respectively. 6. Circumstances at the outbreak of the present war were entirely different. The drinking habits of the population have radically certain changed as a result not only of the measures taken from 1915 to 1918 but also in consequence of increased excise duties, the improved standard of social conditions, increased facilities for wholesome recreation, and of the better social legislation of the succeeding 20 years.

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agriculture south africa retail infrastructure portugal cereals food supply australia barley consumer goods distribution employment imports industry price controls productivity rationing spain supply wine hops beer alcohol price control licensing drunkenness overseas trade nationwide lord president's committee ministry of food alcoholic spirits whisky public houses

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/74
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 72
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.074
Keywords
Alcohol
Alcoholic Spirits
Barley
Beer
Cereals
Distribution
Drunkenness
Employment
Hops
Imports
Overseas Trade
Price Controls
Productivity
Public Houses
Rationing
Retail
Whisky
Wine
Language
English
Locations Discussed
Australia
Portugal
South Africa
Spain
Organizations Discussed
Lord President's Committee
Ministry of Food
Pages
11
Themes
Industry
Infrastructure
Rationing
Supply
Retail
Consumer Goods
Licensing
Price Control
Agriculture
Food Supply

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