000009

Document Title Official Sub-Committee. Meetings 1(40) - 6(40) Papers 1(40) - 39(40)
Reference CAB 74/9
Date 2nd January 1940 - 29th May 1940
Former Department Reference Series: FP(O)

Description

A file of meeting minutes, memoranda, and reports relating to the British War Cabinet's approach to food policy. Subjects covered in the file include the desire for an increase in butter rations; milk policy in relation to the Free and Cheap Milk Schemes; wages for agricultural workers; and the distribution and prices of animal feed. Documents in the file include detailed weekly reports on statistics concerning the importation and consumption of commodity foods and feedstuffs; statistical reports on the importation of food and feeding supplies; and a discussion of horticulture and food production. Other subjects discussed include the supply of oil seeds and vegetable oils; the prices of livestock such as pigs; the supply of agricultural labour; and the importation programme of commodity foods and feedstuffs.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (886 KB)
iii Table of Contents Download PDF (1.28 MB)
1 Held at Treasury Chambers. Supplies of Oil Seeds and Vegetable Oils 8th January 1940 Download PDF (1.62 MB)
2 Held at Treasury Chambers. The Domestic Horticultural Position. Shipping of Oil Seeds and Cake. Milk Policy 20th February 1940 Download PDF (4.00 MB)
3 Held at the Treasury. The Butter Ration: Programme of Imports. Animal Feeding-Stuffs 6th March 1940 Download PDF (3.25 MB)
4 Held at Richmond Terrace. Distribution of Feeding-Stuffs. The Agricultural Labour Position. Food Production Policy. Food Imports from Denmark 29th March 1940 Download PDF (3.40 MB)
5 Held at Richmond Terrace. Milk Policy in relation to Free and Cheap Milk Schemes 9th April 1940 Download PDF (2.31 MB)
6 Held at Richmond Terrace. Increased prices for Animal Feeding-Stuffs. No Immediate increase in price of livestock products. Increase in the basic price of pigs 6th May 1940 Download PDF (4.53 MB)
1 Memorandum by the Ministry of Food on supplies of oilseeds 2th January 1940 Download PDF (2.21 MB)
2 Statistical Position of the Principal Foodstuffs in January, 1940 and February, 1940. Covering note by the Joint Secretaries 5th January 1940 Download PDF (1.53 MB)
3 Weekly Report on Supplies of Certain Food and Feeding Stuffs (Report No. 8). Covering note by the Joint Secretaries 11th January 1940 Download PDF (1.25 MB)
4 Weekly Report on Supplies or certain Food and Feeding Stuffs (Report No. 9). Covering note by the Joint Secretaries 18th January 1940 Download PDF (1.27 MB)
5 Weekly Report on Supplies of certain Food and Feeding Stuffs (Report No. 10). Covering note by the Joint Secretaries 24th January 1940 Download PDF (1.55 MB)
6 Weekly Report on Supplies of certain Food and Feeding Stuffs (Report No. 11). Covering note by the Joint Secretaries 31st January 1940 Download PDF (1.24 MB)
7 Weekly Report on Supplies of certain Food and Feeding Stuffs (Report No. 12). Covering note by the Joint Secretaries 7th February 1940 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
8 Weekly Report No. 13 by the Ministry of Food on certain Food and Feeding Stuffs 14th February 1940 Download PDF (1.31 MB)
9 The Domestic Horticultural Position. Note by Sir Donald Fergusson covering a draft Memorandum by the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries February 1940 Download PDF (2.12 MB)
10 Ministry of Food Memorandum on Milk Policy. Note by Sir Henry French 19th February 1940 Download PDF (2.79 MB)
11 Statistical Position of the principal Food and animal Feeding stuffs up to the end of April, 1940 21st February 1940 Download PDF (1.42 MB)
12 Weekly Report No. 14 by the Ministry of Food on certain Food and Feeding Stuffs 21st February 1940 Download PDF (1.58 MB)
13 Weekly Report No. 15 by the Ministry of Food on certain Food and Feeding Stuffs 28th February 1940 Download PDF (1.29 MB)
14 Desirability of an increase in the butter ration. Memorandum by the Ministry of Food 1st March 1940 Download PDF (3.98 MB)
15 Weekly Report No. 16 by the Ministry of Food on certain Food and Feeding Stuffs 6th March 1940 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
16 Weekly Report No. 17 by the Ministry of Food on certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs 12th March 1940 Download PDF (1.30 MB)
17 Statistical Position of the Principal Food and Animal Feeding-Stuffs, up to the end of May, 1940 19th March 1940 Download PDF (1.49 MB)
18 Weekly Report No. 18 by the Ministry of Food on certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs 20th March 1940 Download PDF (1.45 MB)
19 Milk Policy in relation to Free and Cheap Milk Schemes. Report of an Inter-Departmental Conference 21st March 1940 Download PDF (7.11 MB)
20 Distribution of Feeding Stuffs. Joint Memorandum by the Ministry of Food and the Agricultural Departments 28th March 1940 Download PDF (2.80 MB)
21 Food Production Policy 28th March 1940 Download PDF (2.29 MB)
22 Weekly Report No. 19 by the Ministry of Food on Supplies of certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs 26th March 1940 Download PDF (1.21 MB)
23 Estimated Supply of Agricultural Labour 28th March 1940 Download PDF (1.70 MB)
24 Weekly Report No. 20 by the Ministry of Food on Supplies of certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs 2nd April 1940 Download PDF (1.15 MB)
25 Weekly Report No. 21 by the Ministry of Food on Supplies of certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs 9th April 1940 Download PDF (1.19 MB)
26 Milk Policy in relation to Free and Cheap Milk Schemes. Covering note by the Joint Secretaries Covering draft Report 12th April 1940 Download PDF (979 KB)
27 Weekly Report No. 22 on Supplies of certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs 17th April 1940 Download PDF (1.46 MB)
28 Statistical Position of the Principal Food and Animal Feeding-Stuffs up to the end of June 1940 18th April 1940 Download PDF (1.58 MB)
29 Supplies of certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs. Weekly Report No. 23 prepared by the Ministry of Food 24th April 1940 Download PDF (1.12 MB)
30 Prices of Feeding-Stuffs. Memorandum by the Ministry of Food 30th April 1940 Download PDF (4.01 MB)
31 Feeding-Stuff, Prices and the Livestock Industry. Memorandum by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Department of Agriculture for Scotland 30th April 1940 Download PDF (1.94 MB)
32 Supplies of Certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs. Weekly Report No. 24 by the Ministry of Food 1st May 1940 Download PDF (1.15 MB)
33 Prices of Feeding-Stuffs. Memorandum by the Treasury 3rd May 1940 Download PDF (1.58 MB)
34 Supplies of certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs. Weekly Report No. 25 by the Minister of Food 7th May 1940 Download PDF (1.14 MB)
35 Supplies of certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs. Weekly Report No. 26 by the Ministry of Food 15th May 1940 Download PDF (1.12 MB)
36 Composition of Sub-Committee 19th May 1940 Download PDF (510 KB)
37 Supplies of certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs. Weekly Report No. 27 by the Minister of Food 22nd May 1940 Download PDF (1.76 MB)
38 Statistical Position of the Principal Food and Animal Feeding-Stuffs up to the end of July 1940 24th May 1940 Download PDF (1.37 MB)
39 Supplies of certain Food and Feeding-Stuffs. Weekly Report No. 28 by the Ministry of Food 29th May 1940 Download PDF (2.04 MB)
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