A report on the economy and industry of Cumberland, produced by G.H.J. Daysh for Nuffield College's Social Reconstruction Survey. Topics discussed in the report include an analysis of the county's industry and infrastructure before the war; developments brought about because of the war; a study of Royal Ordnance Factories in the area; and a study of the effects on the war on Carlisle. Other topics discussed include changes to agricultural production; transportation and infrastructure; housing; and the future of industry in the area after the war. Appendices cover topics including a list of new industrial developments; a survey of each of Carlisle's industries; urban development and housing; and the future of the iron and steel industries. Other documents in the file include correspondence about the circulation of the report; a discussion on what the Reconstruction Survey should cover; and notes on the Cumberland report.
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