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TIMBER. Memo. by Minister of Supply.

30 April 1943

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Summary

MINISTRY OF SUPPLY - HOME TIMBER PRODUCTION DEPARTRMENT. 1942 TIMBER CENSUS. 1. According to the Census just completed the total Standing Timber (including Park and Hedgerow) in Great Britain at the 1st of March, 1942, was estimated as :- SOFTWOOD 714 million Cubic Ft. HARSWOOD 1,346 million Cubic Ft. TOTAL 2,060 million Cubic Ft. Timber sterilised by Service Departments for Tank Parks, Ammunition Dumps etc., Shelter Belts and other essential agricultural timber; Timber in Defence and Restricted Areas; Timber of historic interest or special amenity value; and timber extremely difficult of access and extraction is included in the above figures but is not available for Production.

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infrastructure industrial equipment industry labour supply manufacturing materials transportation rationing raw materials supply timber price control licensing nationwide lord president's committee ministry of supply

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/107
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 105
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.107
Keywords
Industrial Equipment
Industry
Labour Supply
Raw Materials
Timber
Transportation
Language
English
Organizations Discussed
Lord President's Committee
Ministry of Supply
Pages
4
Themes
Industry
Infrastructure
Rationing
Supply
Manufacturing
Materials
Licensing
Price Control

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