Document Title Lord President's Committees: Minutes and Papers. Industrial Sub-Committee. Meeting 1(45) Papers 4(45)
Reference CAB 71/26
Date 5th July 1945 - 25th July 1945
Former Department Reference Series HA(I)


A file of meeting minutes, memoranda, and statistical data relating to the British government's plans for the transition of the British economy to peacetime. Subjects covered in the file include proposals for statistical reports on the progress of industry, and on the import and export of industrial materials; the composition of the Home Affairs (Industrial) Sub-committee; overseas trade and export prospects; interdepartmental machinery for the handling of issues within industry; and the allocation of the Desborough Works in High Wycombe. Other subjects discussed include the statistics of British imports and exports; shortages of consumer goods; the release of workers from the armed forces back into industry; the exportation of food supplies to specific destinations; the dismantling of industrial plants in Germany; the allocation of government factories to private industry; and prospects for furniture-making in High Wycombe.

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