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Document Title Lord President's Committees: Minutes and Papers. Papers Nos. 159(41) - 226(41)
Reference CAB 71/5
Date 1st October 1941 - 31st December 1941
Former Department Reference Series LP

Description

A file containing memoranda for meetings of the Lord President's Committee on domestic affairs during the Second World War. Topics discussed in the file include the sale of Reuters news company; the details of a post-war international wheat agreement; provisions for the proper nutrition of schoolchildren; and the rationing of commodities like clothing and chocolate. Other subjects discussed include the rehabilitation, training, and employment of people disabled in industrial and military accidents; the employment of women in government departments as clerical staff; the training of children for military and wartime service, and the related establishment of youth training corps; trade arrangements with the United States after their entry into the war; and issues relating to workers' wages and the prices of produce. Also included in the file are regular reports on themes such as the general economic position of Britain; coal production; petrol consumption; overseas trade; and the stocks of food, raw materials, and animal feed.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (1.20 MB)
iv Table of Contents Download PDF (1.91 MB)
159 TOBACCO SUPPLIES. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 1st October 1941 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
160 COAL PRODUCTION. Note by President of the Board of Trade 2nd October 1941 Download PDF (1.13 MB)
161 REUTERS, LTD. Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 2nd October 1941 Download PDF (1.56 MB)
162 ECONOMY OF TRANSPORT. Memo. by Minister of Food 4th October 1941 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
163 ECONOMY OF TRANSPORT. RATIONALISATION OF DISTRIBUTION. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 1st October 1941 Download PDF (987 KB)
164 DRAFT WHEAT AGREEMENT. REVISED INSTRUCTIONS TO THE U.K. DELEGATION. DRAFT COVERING NOTE, circulated by direction of Minister without Portfolio 2nd October 1941 Download PDF (3.21 MB)
165 MOTOR FUEL. ANALYSIS OF THE USES OF, IN GREAT BRITAIN, JULY, 1941. Memo. by Central Statistical Office, (C.S.(S)(41)43) 1st October 1941 Download PDF (3.29 MB)
166 NUTRITION OF SCHOOL CHILDREN. Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 7th October 1941 Download PDF (1.12 MB)
167 POST-WAR HOSPITAL POLICY. Memo. by Minister of Health 14th October 1941 Download PDF (2.07 MB)
168 OVERSEAS TRADE IN SEPTEMBER. Memo. on 17th October 1941 Download PDF (1.25 MB)
169 REPORT OF THE MAN-POWER COMMITTEE AND GENERAL SURVEY OF MAN-POWER. (N.S.(M.P.P.)(41)44) 18th October 1941 Download PDF (19.72 MB)
170 ARMY CONSUMPTION OF PETROL. Memo. by S/S War 18th October 1941 Download PDF (1.15 MB)
171 PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. ECONOMY IN THE USE OF: Memo. by First Lord of the Admiralty 27th October 1941 Download PDF (1.49 MB)
172 GENERAL ECONOMIC POSITION. QUARTERLY SURVEY OF: Memo. by Lord President of the Council covering 20th October 1941 Download PDF (7.34 MB)
173 FOOD AND ANIMAL FEEDING STUFFS, RAW MATERIALS AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. Monthly Report by Central Statistical Office 20th October 1941 Download PDF (3.23 MB)
174 MAN-POWER FOR THE MINING INDUSTRY. Note by President of the Board of Trade covering correspondence between himself and Minister of Labour and National Service 22nd October 1941 Download PDF (1.70 MB)
175 COAL PRODUCTION. NUMBERS OF FACE-WORKERS IN THE ARMY. Memo. by S/S War 22nd October 1941 Download PDF (1.10 MB)
176 COAL SITUATION AND RATIONING. Memo. by Mines Department 21st October 1941 Download PDF (3.36 MB)
177 MAN-POWER. Memo. by Lord President of the Council 22nd October 1941 Download PDF (2.32 MB)
178 RETAIL TRADE COMMITTEE. INTERIM REPORT: Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 22nd October 1941 Download PDF (2.50 MB)
179 CLOTHES RATIONING. UNIFORMS FOR ROYAL ORDNANCE FACTORY WORKERS. Letter from Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply to President of the Board of Trade 23rd October 1941 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
180 PRICE STABILISATION. APPLICATIONS FOR PRICE INCREASES FROM GAS UNDERTAKINGS. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 29th October 1941 Download PDF (993 KB)
181 R.A.F. CONSUMPTION OF PETROL. Memo. by S/S Air covering statement 29th October 1941 Download PDF (985 KB)
182 REHABILITATION, TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OF DISABLED PERSONS. Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service 4th November 1941 Download PDF (1.71 MB)
183 REHABILITATION, TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OF DISABLED PERSONS. Memo. by Minister without Portfolio suggesting composition of an Inter-Departmental Committee 5th November 1941 Download PDF (977 KB)
184 POST WAR PLANNING PROCEDURE. Memo 8th November 1941 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
185 PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. ECONOMIES IN THE USE OF: Memo. by Secretary for Petroleum 10th November 1941 Download PDF (2.63 MB)
186 NON-TANKER IMPORT PROGRAMME FOR 1942. Note by Chairman of the Import Executive covering Report 12th November 1941 Download PDF (3.16 MB)
187 MANPOWER. EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN BY GOVERNMENT DEPTS. Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 12th November 1941 Download PDF (1.54 MB)
188 MANPOWER. EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN BY GOVERNMENT DEPTS. Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service 13th November 1941 Download PDF (1.75 MB)
189 MANPOWER. EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN BY GOVERNMENT DEPTS. Memo. by First Lord of the Admiralty 17th November 1941 Download PDF (1.24 MB)
190 OVERSEAS TRADE IN October. Memo. prepared in Department of Overseas Trade 17th November 1941 Download PDF (1.28 MB)
191 FOOD AND ANIMAL FEEDING STUFFS, RAW MATERIALS AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. STOCKS OF: Monthly Report by Central Statistical Office 19th November 1941 Download PDF (3.88 MB)
192 SCHEME OF TRAINING FOR BOYS. Memo. by President of the Board of Education covering Report of Interdepartmental Conference on Training for Boys 21st November 1941 Download PDF (3.31 MB)
193 JUNIOR TRAINING CORPS FOR GIRLS. Report by the Standing Interdepartmental Committee to correlate the requirements for women of the Services and Industry, on pre-entry training for the Women's Services; Appendix. Scheme for Pre-entry Girls Training Corps for the Services 20th November 1941 Download PDF (1.69 MB)
194 WAGES AND THE COST OF LIVING. Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 21st November 1941 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
195 RATIONING OF CHOCOLATES AND SUGAR CONFECTIONERY. Memo. by the Minister of Food 26th November 1941 Download PDF (970 KB)
196 COAL. Monthly Report by Secretary for Mines 26th November 1941 Download PDF (1.65 MB)
197 AGRICULTURAL CALL-UP. Memo. by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries 1st December 1941 Download PDF (1.16 MB)
198 MAN-POWER POSITION IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH SERVICES. Memo. by Minister of Health 1st December 1941 Download PDF (1.25 MB)
199 U.S.A. TRADE DISCUSSIONS WITH: Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 2nd December 1941 Download PDF (1.52 MB)
200 WAGES SITUATION AND INFLATION. Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 2nd December 1941 Download PDF (1,020 KB)
201 WAGES SITUATION AND INFLATION. Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service 8th December 1941 Download PDF (2.11 MB)
202 RAILWAYMEN'S WAGE CLAIMS. Memo. by Minister of War Transport 8th December 1941 Download PDF (1.22 MB)
203 TRANSPORT FACILITIES FOR WORKERS. Note by Secy. Buses for Factory Workers; Annex I. Minute from Minister of Supply to the Prime Minister; Annex II. Memo. by War Office; Annex III. Table showing the number of buses in the hands of the Fighting Services 10th December 1941 Download PDF (1.50 MB)
204 TRANSPORT FACILITIES FOR WORKERS. Note by Minister of War Transport 11th December 1941 Download PDF (969 KB)
205 CONCENTRATION OF PRODUCTION. SCOPE AND RESULTS. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 12th December 1941 Download PDF (1.29 MB)
206 OVERSEAS TRADE IN NOVEMBER. Memo. by Department of Overseas Trade 15th December 1941 Download PDF (1.17 MB)
207 FOOD AND ANIMAL FEEDING STUFFS, RAW MATERIALS AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. STOCKS OF: Monthly Report by Central Statistical Office 17th December 1941 Download PDF (3.09 MB)
208 EXPORT POLICY. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade covering memo. by Business Members of the Industrial and Export Council 15th December 1941 Download PDF (1.32 MB)
209 FOOD RATIONS. REDUCTION IN CERTAIN: Memo. by Minister of Food 16th December 1941 Download PDF (1.44 MB)
210 RAILWAYMEN'S WAGE CLAIMS. Note by Minister of War Transport 17th December 1941 Download PDF (1.00 MB)
211 SKILLED MEN IN THE SERVICES. PART II OF THE SECOND REPORT OF SIR WILLIAM BEVERIDGE'S COMMITTEE. Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service covering: (S.M.S.(41)72) 17th December 1941 Download PDF (5.30 MB)
212 MAN-POWER FROM ABROAD. Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service; Appendix. Present arrangements for dealing with offers of service by British subjects in British Colonies and in Foreign Countries 17th December 1941 Download PDF (1.27 MB)
213 CONCENTRATION OF PRODUCTION. RELEASES OF LABOUR. Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service; Appendix. Note regarding certain industries 18th December 1941 Download PDF (1.70 MB)
214 EFFECT ON WAGES OF INCOME TAX DEDUCTIONS. Memo. by Minister of Labour 22nd December 1941 Download PDF (1.77 MB)
215 COAL. Monthly Report for November, 1941, by Secretary for Mines 17th December 1941 Download PDF (1.68 MB)
216 WAGES POLICY. Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service 22nd December 1941 Download PDF (2.10 MB)
217 EFFECT ON WAGES OF INCOME TAX DEDUCTIONS. Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 23rd December 1941 Download PDF (1.70 MB)
218 ALLOCATION OF CEREALS FOR DISTILLING. Memo. by Minister of Food 26th December 1941 Download PDF (984 KB)
219 MILK. PRODUCERS' PRICES. Memo. by Minister of Food 27th December 1941 Download PDF (1.17 MB)
220 MILK PRICES. Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 27th December 1941 Download PDF (1.20 MB)
221 GLYCERINE. Memo. by Lord Portal, Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply 27th December 1941 Download PDF (973 KB)
222 ALLOCATION OF CEREALS FOR DISTILLING. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 29th December 1941 Download PDF (1.13 MB)
223 BEER. Memo. by Minister of Food 30th December 1941 Download PDF (931 KB)
224 FARMERS. RECEIPTS, EXPENDITURE AND NET INCOME OF, IN THE U.K., FROM 1938/9 to 1941/2. Memo. by Central Statistical Office 31st December 1941 Download PDF (2.23 MB)
225 MILK PRICES. SUMMER 1941. Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 31st December 1941 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
226 RETAIL COAL PRICES IN LONDON. Memorandum prepared by Secretary for Mines 31st December 1941 Download PDF (92.20 MB)
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