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CEREALS. ALLOCATION FOR DISTILLING. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade.

3 February 1942

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This Document is the property of His Britannic Majesty's Government. SECRET COPY NO. 54 L.P. (42) 32 3rd February, 1942. WAR CABINET Lord President's Committee Allocation of Cereals for distilling Memorandum by the President of the Board of Trade. At their meeting on 30th December 27,000 tons of Scottish barley for a month the question of (29,000 tons of imported grain to the grain distillers. the Committee agreed to allocate to the malt distillers and deferred allocating a further 49,000 tons of cereals and 20,000 tons of home grown barley) I have undertaken to let the Whisky Export Group know where they stand at the earliest possible moment and I therefore ask for a decision now on the 49,000 tons.

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agriculture cereals food supply barley exports imports rationing supply alcohol price control licensing board of trade overseas trade distilling nationwide lord president's committee alcoholic spirits whisky

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/34
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 32
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.034
Keywords
Alcohol
Alcoholic Spirits
Barley
Cereals
Distilling
Exports
Imports
Overseas Trade
Whisky
Language
English
Organizations Discussed
Board of Trade
Lord President's Committee
Pages
1
Themes
Rationing
Supply
Agriculture
Food Supply
Licensing
Price Control

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