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RESTRICTION ON MEALS EATEN IN PUBLIC. Memo. by the Minister of Food.

31 March 1942

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(II) Limit to 6/- the price that may be charged for any meal, including charge, and coffee or tea, but excluding service or gratuity charge that are handed in total to the staff: if service charges are ent### on the bill and therefore compulsory they shall in no case exceedu### of the cost of the meal. (III) In restaurants where dancing is permitted the price of a meal may increased by 3/6d. so long as at least 4 musicians are employed. Entertainments other than dancing must be given in other rooms the room in which the meal is served.

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agriculture food supply black market consumer goods fish livestock meat poultry price controls prices public opinion rationing restaurants supply beer alcohol eating chickens meals cooking food supplies morale communal feeding nationwide lord president's committee domestic life ministry of food alcoholic spirits whisky gin

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/79
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 77
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.079
Keywords
Agriculture
Alcohol
Alcoholic Spirits
Beer
Black Market
Chickens
Communal Feeding
Consumer Goods
Fish
Food Supplies
Gin
Livestock
Meals
Meat
Poultry
Price Controls
Prices
Rationing
Restaurants
Whisky
Language
English
Organizations Discussed
Lord President's Committee
Ministry of Food
Pages
2
Themes
Domestic Life
Rationing
Supply
Agriculture
Food Supply
Eating
Cooking
Public Opinion
Morale

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