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Document Title Lord President's Committees: Minutes and Papers. Papers Nos. 106(42) - 200(42)
Reference CAB 71/9
Date 1st May 1942 - 17th September 1942
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 documents include conditions in Germany and German-occupied countries; the rationing and prices of meals in restaurants and hotels; issues of social welfare relating to pensions and allowances; and the creation of an industrial order of merit. Other topics covered include restrictions on the speed limits of vehicles and economies in the consumption of motor fuel; extensions to Double Summer Time; proposals for financially aiding the British film industry; the ratio of flour and its substitutes in bread production; and whether or not women in the workplace should be compelled to take up fire-watching duties. The committee also received regular memoranda detailing topics such as the situation of British overseas trade; the levels of reserve stocks of goods and materials; the general position of the British economy; and wage levels in various industries.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (1.02 MB)
iii Table of Contents Download PDF (2.19 MB)
106 RESTRICTION ON MEALS IN RESTAURANTS. Memo. by the Minister of Food 1st May 1942 Download PDF (1.06 MB)
107 CATERING TRADES. REGULATION OF CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT IN: Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service 2nd May 1942 Download PDF (1.48 MB)
108 EXPORT POLICY. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 12th May 1942 Download PDF (1.15 MB)
109 PENSIONS APPEALS. Memo. by Lord Chancellor 8th May 1942 Download PDF (904 KB)
110 PENSIONS APPEALS. Minute by Lord Privy Seal 11th May 1942 Download PDF (1.04 MB)
111 CAPITAL WAR CONTRACTS. CONCENTRATION OF CONSTRUCTIONAL EFFORT ON: Proposals of Minister of Labour and National Service and Minister of Works and Buildings 13th May 1942 Download PDF (1.40 MB)
112 EXPORT POLICY. Note by Secretary of the Department of Overseas Trade 13th May 1942 Download PDF (1.11 MB)
113 BOOKS. SUB-COMMITTEE ON THE SUPPLY OF: COMPOSITION AND TERMS OF REFERENCE. Memo. by Lord President of the Council 13th May 1942 Download PDF (926 KB)
114 FIRE PREVENTION. QUESTION OF THE APPLICATION OF COMPULSION TO WOMEN. Memo. by Home Secretary and Minister of Home Security 13th May 1942 Download PDF (1.52 MB)
115 PUBLIC ASSISTANCE. APPLICATION OF DETERMINATION OF NEEDS ACT, 1941. Memo. by Minister of Health and S/S Scotland 15th May 1942 Download PDF (1.88 MB)
116 GERMAN HOME FRONT POLICY. Memo. by Minister of Economic Warfare 15th May 1942 Download PDF (1.78 MB)
117 OVERSEAS TRADE IN APRIL. Memo. prepared in Board of Trade 18th May 1942 Download PDF (1.19 MB)
118 COAL PRODUCTION PROGRAMME, 1942-43. Memo. by Lord President of the Council 20th May 1942 Download PDF (2.32 MB)
119 FUEL RATIONING. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 23th May 1942 Download PDF (3.18 MB)
120 FOOD PRODUCTION, 1942/43. EMERGENCY INCREASE IN: Memo. by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries 22nd May 1942 Download PDF (1.39 MB)
121 PUBLIC ASSISTANCE. APPLICATION OF THE DETERMINATION OF NEEDS ACT, 1941, BY: Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 20th May 1942 Download PDF (1.13 MB)
122 MILK. Memo. by Minister of Food 26th May 1942 Download PDF (2.17 MB)
123 HOME FOOD PRODUCTION FOR THE 1943 HARVEST. Memo. by Minister of Food 26th May 1942 Download PDF (1.05 MB)
124 FOOD AND ANIMAL FEEDING STUFFS, RAW MATERIALS AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. STOCKS OF: Monthly report by Central Statistical Office 27th May 1942 Download PDF (3.68 MB)
125 INDUSTRIAL ORDER OF MERT. PROPOSED CREATION OF: Memo. by Lord President of the Council 27th May 1942 Download PDF (1.38 MB)
126 FAMILY ALLOWANCES. Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 29th May 1942 Download PDF (1.19 MB)
127 DOCKYARDS AND BASES ABROAD. REQUIREMENTS OF MEN FOR: Memo. by First Lord of the Admiralty 1st June 1942 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
128 SPEEDS OF PRIVATE MOTOR CARS. PROPOSAL TO LIMIT, TO 40 M.P.H. Memo. by Minister of War Transport 2nd June 1942 Download PDF (1.22 MB)
129 GAS UNDERTAKINGS. Joint Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer and President of the Board of Trade 2nd June 1942 Download PDF (1.19 MB)
130 SPEED OF PRIVATE MOTOR CARS. PROPOSAL TO LIMIT, TO 40 M.P.H. Memo. by Home Secretary 3rd June 1942 Download PDF (948 KB)
131 FAMILY ALLOWANCES Note by Treasury 5th June 1942 Download PDF (1.59 MB)
132 CANALS. CONTROL OF: Memo. by Minister of War Transport 6th June 1942 Download PDF (1.46 MB)
133 ANCILLARY SERVICES OF EDUCATION IN RELATION TO FAMILY ALLOWANCES. Memo. by President of the Board of Education 10th June 1942 Download PDF (1.70 MB)
134 SCOTLAND. ESTIMATES OF COST OF ANCILLARY EDUCATION SERVICES IN: Memo. by S/S Scotland covering 11th June 1942 Download PDF (1.17 MB)
135 OVERSEA TRADE IN MAY. Memo. prepared in Board of Trade 13th June 1942 Download PDF (1.21 MB)
136 DOUBLE SUMMER TIME. Note by Lord President of the Council covering Minute by Chairman, Bolero Combined Committee (London) 15th June 1942 Download PDF (1.87 MB)
137 COAL MINING INDUSTRY. WAGES IN: Report by Board of Investigation on 18th June 1942 Download PDF (3.47 MB)
138 FURNITURE, PAINT AND POLISHES. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 23th June 1942 Download PDF (1.17 MB)
139 COAL. THE AWARD OF LORD GREENE'S BOARD OF INVESTIGATION. Note by Chancellor of the Exchequer and Minister of Fuel and Power 2nd July 1942 Download PDF (1.36 MB)
140 FOOD AND ANIMAL FEEDING STUFFS, RAW MATERIALS AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. STOCKS OF: Monthly Report by Central Statistical Office 24th July 1942 Download PDF (3.90 MB)
141 FILM INDUSTRY. PROPOSALS FOR: Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer and President of the Board of Trade 24th June 1942 Download PDF (1.02 MB)
142 FUELS, ALTERNATIVE, FOR ROAD VEHICLES. Note by Minister of War Transport 27th June 1942 Download PDF (1.22 MB)
143 MARGINAL PRODUCTION. Memo. by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, S/S Scotland and S/S Home Department covering Report of the Committee on 30th June 1942 Download PDF (3.38 MB)
144 GAS OIL AT GASWORKS. POSSIBLE SAVING OF: Note by Minister of Fuel and Power 30th June 1942 Download PDF (994 KB)
145 EXPORT POLICY. Note by President of the Board of Trade covering Report on, by Committee of Officials 1st July 1942 Download PDF (1.97 MB)
146 GENERAL ECONOMIC POSITION. QUARTERLY SURVEY OF: Memo. by Lord President of the Council 30th June 1942 Download PDF (2.50 MB)
147 SMALLPOX. PRECAUTIONS AGAINST THE INTRODUCTION OF, FROM OVERSEAS. Memo. by S/S Scotland 2nd July 1942 Download PDF (957 KB)
148 CIVIL DEFENCE DEPOTS. PRODUCTIVE WORK AT: Memo. by Home Secretary and Minister of Home Security 2nd July 1942 Download PDF (1.55 MB)
149 SHIPPING SITUATION. Memo. by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries 2nd July 1942 Download PDF (1.28 MB)
150 RECONSTRUCTION WORK. SURVEY OF: Memo. by Paymaster General 3rd July 1942 Download PDF (2.64 MB)
151 OLD AGE PENSIONS. Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 8th July 1942 Download PDF (1.16 MB)
152 BREAD. MILLING RATIO AND DILUTION. Memo. by Lord President of the Council 9th July 1942 Download PDF (1.59 MB)
153 FIRE PREVENTION. APPLICATION OF COMPULSION TO WOMEN. Memo. by Home Secretary and Minister of Home Security 7th July 1942 Download PDF (2.22 MB)
154 OVERSEAS TRADE IN JUNE. Memo. prepared in Board of Trade 14th July 1942 Download PDF (1.18 MB)
155 HONOURS AND AWARDS. SCALE OF HALF-YEARLY CIVIL HONOURS FOR GOOD SERVICE. Memo. by Lord President of the Council covering para. 8 of the 91st Report of the Committee on the Grant of Honours, Decorations, Medals etc. in Time of War 14th July 1942 Download PDF (2.37 MB)
156 PENSIONS APPEAL TRIBUNALS. Memo. by Minister of Pensions 16th July 1942 Download PDF (1.09 MB)
157 OLD AGE PENSIONS. TREATMENT OF CAPITAL BY THE ASSISTANCE BOARD. Note by Chancellor of the Exchequer 16th July 1942 Download PDF (1.22 MB)
158 NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER ON 3.9.42. PROPOSAL TO HOLD: Memo. by Lord President of the Council covering letter dated 17.7.42 from the Archbishop of Canterbury 17th July 1942 Download PDF (1.18 MB)
159 RAILWAYMEN'S WAGE CLAIMS. Note by Minister of War Transport 20th July 1942 Download PDF (1.52 MB)
160 COUNTY COUNCIL ROADMEN. WAGES OF: Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer 20th July 1942 Download PDF (962 KB)
161 CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYMENT. CALL-UP OF WOMEN IN THE 1920-22 AGE CLASSES FROM: Memo. by Ministry of Labour and National Service 22nd July 1942 Download PDF (988 KB)
162 FLOUR. DILUTION OF: Memo. by Minister of Food 22nd July 1942 Download PDF (1.31 MB)
163 BREAD. WASTE OF: Memo. by Minister of Food 22nd July 1942 Download PDF (1.06 MB)
164 GENERAL ECONOMIC POSITION. QUARTERLY SURVEY OF: Comments by Minister of Food on 22nd July 1942 Download PDF (1.06 MB)
165 GENERAL ECONOMIC POSITION. QUARTERLY SURVEY OF: Comments by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries on 23rd July 1942 Download PDF (1.09 MB)
166 HOSTELS. POST-WAR USE OF: Memo. by Paymaster General 23rd July 1942 Download PDF (1.16 MB)
167 FOOD AND ANIMAL FEEDING STUFFS, RAW MATERIALS AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. Monthly Report by Central Statistical Office 28th July 1942 Download PDF (4.14 MB)
168 COAL-MINING INDUSTRY. OUTPUT BONUS IN: Note by Minister of Labour and Minister of Fuel and Power on the Proposals for 30th July 1942 Download PDF (1.65 MB)
169 COAL. Memo. by Minister of Fuel and Power 29th July 1942 Download PDF (2.65 MB)
170 COAL CHARGES ORDER. ADMINISTRATION OF: Memo. by Minister of Fuel and Power 29th July 1942 Download PDF (957 KB)
171 FUEL ECONOMY CAMPAIGN. Memo. by Minister of Fuel and Power 30th July 1942 Download PDF (1.42 MB)
172 CEMENT. SELLING PRICES OF: APPLICATION FROM CEMENT INDUSTRY FOR AUTHORITY TO INCREASE: Memo. by Minister of Works and Planning 31st July 1942 Download PDF (939 KB)
173 ADVERTISEMENTS IN NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade 31st July 1942 Download PDF (1.39 MB)
174 BREAD RATIONING. Memo. by Minister of Food 3rd August 1942 Download PDF (1.82 MB)
175 FLOWERS. TRANSPORT OF: Note by Minister of War Transport 5th August 1942 Download PDF (975 KB)
176 COAL-MINING INDUSTRY. PROPOSALS FOR AN OUTPUT BONUS IN: Joint Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service and Minister of Fuel and Power 8th August 1942 Download PDF (1.38 MB)
177 CEMENT PRICES. Joint Memo. by Chancellor of the Exchequer and Minister of Works and Planning 12th August 1942 Download PDF (1.11 MB)
178 OUTPUT BONUS IN THE COAL-MINING INDUSTRY. Report of Board of Investigation. Memo. by Minister of Fuel and Power 19th August 1942 Download PDF (3.48 MB)
179 OVERSEAS TRADE IN JULY. Memo. prepared in Board of Trade 18th August 1942 Download PDF (1.18 MB)
180 COAL. FINANCE OF THE OUTPUT BONUS. Memo. by Minister of Fuel and Power 19th August 1942 Download PDF (1.09 MB)
181 MEALS IN ESTABLISHMENTS ORDER, 1942. Memo. by the Minister of Food 26th August 1942 Download PDF (1.18 MB)
182 FOOD AND ANIMAL FEEDING STUFFS, RAW MATERIALS AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. STOCKS OF: Monthly Report by Central Statistical Office. (C.S.(S)(42)42) 26th August 1942 Download PDF (3.62 MB)
183 NAVAL PAY. Memo. by First Lord of the Admiralty 29th August 1942 Download PDF (2.19 MB)
184 SERVICE PAY AND ALLOWANCE. Questions for consideration at Meeting on 1.9.42 31st August 1942 Download PDF (1.01 MB)
185 PICTURE POSTCARDS. Memo. by Minister of Supply 31st August 1942 Download PDF (930 KB)
186 MECHANISED TRANSPORT CORPS. Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service and Minister of War Transport 1st September 1942 Download PDF (1.41 MB)
187 FAIR WAGES RESOLUTION. Memo. by Minister of Labour and National Service and Chancellor of the Exchequer 2nd September 1942 Download PDF (1.75 MB)
188 PROPOSED COLLECTIVE AWARD TO FACTORIES. Memo. by Minister of Production 4th September 1942 Download PDF (898 KB)
189 SERVICE PAY AND ALLOWANCES. Memo by the Chancellor of the Exchequer 5th September 1942 Download PDF (1.53 MB)
190 OATS. SUPPLIES AND MARKET REQUIREMENTS OF: Memo. by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and S/S Scotland covering estimate 7th September 1942 Download PDF (1.47 MB)
191 HOME GROWN FOOD SUPPLIES, 1942/43. Memo. by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, S/S Scotland and S/S Home Department 8th September 1942 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
192 SERVICE PAY AND ALLOWANCES. Note by the Chancellor of the Exchequer 8th September 1942 Download PDF (1.41 MB)
193 BREAD SUPPLIES IN GERMAN EUROPE. PROBLEM OF MAINTAINING: Memo. by Minister of Economic Warfare 8th September 1942 Download PDF (1.68 MB)
194 DRIED VEGETABLES AND SOUPS. PROGRESS REPORT ON PRODUCTION OF, IN THE U.K. Memo. by Minister of Food 9th September 1942 Download PDF (1.11 MB)
195 FLOUR DILUTION. Memo. by Minister of Food 10th September 1942 Download PDF (1.28 MB)
196 SLAUGHTERING OF CATTLE IN GREAT BRITAIN. Memo. by Lord President of the Council covering statement by Central Statistical Office 10th September 1942 Download PDF (1.55 MB)
197 PIGS, SELF-SUPPLIERS OF: Memo. by Minister of Food 12th September 1942 Download PDF (880 KB)
198 OVERSEA TRADE IN AUGUST. Memo. by Board of Trade 12th September 1942 Download PDF (1.14 MB)
199 VACANCY FOR JUDGE IN PROBATE, DIVORCE AND ADMIRALTY DIVISION. Memo by Lord Chancellor 16th September 1942 Download PDF (883 KB)
200 MINERS AND THE PRESENT COAL SITUATION. Memo. by Minister of Fuel and Power 17th September 1942 Download PDF (2.37 MB)
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