Coherent Identifier About this item: 20.500.12592/r5tbwf

BASIC PETROL RATION. ABOLITION OF: Report by Treasury.

3 March 1942

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Summary

have to be dealt with, and the general justification being that a high proportion of the holders of Basic Rations are likely to be using them to eke out the reduced Supplementary Allowances on approved purposes following the new reductions which have recently been decided upon. After the initial pressure of work has relaxed, the position can be sorted out, and the whole of the Supplementary Allowances can be reviewed afresh for future Ration Periods. 3. On this basis the number of private motorists and motor bicylists immediately affected by the abolition of the Basic Ration would be something less than 800,000.

Tags

infrastructure petrol industry motor vehicles motorcycles rationing supply tyres transport travel fuel price control utilities licensing cars nationwide lord president's committee hm treasury

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/58
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 56
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.058
Keywords
Cars
Fuel
Motor Vehicles
Motorcycles
Petrol
Rationing
Tyres
Language
English
Organizations Discussed
HM Treasury
Lord President's Committee
Pages
7
Themes
Industry
Infrastructure
Rationing
Supply
Fuel
Utilities
Licensing
Price Control
Transport
Travel

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