Coherent Identifier About this item: 20.500.12592/p0p3d7

PROPOSED ABOLITION OF BASIC PETROL RATION. Note by President of the Board of Trade.

6 March 1942

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Summary

alternative -2- transport arrangements to be made in the case of private cars at present licensed and insured by individuals but used largely on behalf of Government Departments, including Civil Defence Services, Local Authorities, and Voluntary Organisations for purposes essential to the war effort. will allow time for which require a relatively small allowance of petrol, workers for getting to their work. Only 61,000 out of a total of 286,000 draw supplementary allowances and it is probable that a very high percentage of the remainder could establish a claim to a supplementary allowance on the abolition of the basic.

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infrastructure employment petrol imports industry motor vehicles motorcycles transportation price controls rationing supply transport travel oil fuel price control utilities licensing cars board of trade overseas trade nationwide lord president's committee

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/60
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 58
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.060
Keywords
Cars
Employment
Fuel
Imports
Motor Vehicles
Motorcycles
Oil
Overseas Trade
Petrol
Price Controls
Rationing
Transportation
Language
English
Organizations Discussed
Board of Trade
Lord President's Committee
Pages
2
Themes
Industry
Infrastructure
Rationing
Supply
Fuel
Utilities
Licensing
Price Control
Transport
Travel

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