21 January 1942
Possible distribution of a global sum of €15 to €16 millions. 1. In accordance with conclusions (6) and (7) of the meeting of the Lord President's Committee on the 15th January (L.P. (42) 4th Meeting) consideration has been given to possible methods of raising prices of controlled commodities by between €15M. and €16M. For this purpose it has been assumed that this global sum is to be distributed among the main agricultural products subject to close price control, i.e., those products which are listed in Appendix (B) of L.
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