Coherent Identifier About this item: 20.500.12592/71nsgv

COAL Memo. by President of the Board of Trade.

3 April 1942

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hand, to try to direct and control the Companies, without changing the present financial arrangements, would cause confusion, obstruction, and even non-cooperate 8, It is also vital that any new scheme for greater output should win the aci good will of the miners, both leaders and rank and file. 9. All these lines of argument lead to the conclusion that we should take the bull by the horns, appoint Regional Controllers with full powers, set up a National Authority above them, and rent, or requisiton, the coal mines from the Colliery Companies for the duration of the war.

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education coal mining infrastructure government departments industrial production industry labour supply miners prices production costs productivity rationing statistics supply working conditions fuel utilities british army durham board of trade relations nationwide lord president's committee

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/82
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 80
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.082
Keywords
Coal
Education
Government Departments
Industrial Production
Industry
Miners
Mining
Prices
Production Costs
Productivity
Statistics
Working Conditions
Language
English
Locations Discussed
Durham
Organizations Discussed
Board of Trade
British Army
Lord President's Committee
Pages
4
Themes
Industry
Infrastructure
Rationing
Supply
Fuel
Utilities
Labour Supply
Relations

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