Reference MAF 67/54
Title Food Control Committees Selected Minutes. Hampshire. Droxford R.D.
Government Department Ministry of Food
Themes Rationing and Supply, Domestic Life
Subthemes Agriculture and food supply, Rationing, licensing, and price control, Eating and cooking, Enforcement and regulation
Document Types Meeting Minutes, Reports and Surveys
Civil Defence Regions Region 6: Southern (Reading HQ)
Locations Bishop's Waltham, Droxford, Hampshire
Organisations Civil Defence Service, Enforcement Sub-Committee, Food Control Committee, Home Guard


A file of documents relating to the Droxford Food Control Committee. Subjects discussed in the file include the administration of the committee, including the appointment of committee members; and the licensing of catering and retail establishments, including the licences of institutions, residential establishments, schools, agricultural pie centres, volunteer agricultural camps, public houses, youth centres, and canteens for Civil Defence Service staff and military personnel. Other subjects covered include revisions to licenses, including name changes, transfers, revocations, and temporary status; the provision of rationed and unrationed foods, including meat, butter, fruit, vegetables, eggs, bacon, tea, bread, milk, potatoes, and sugar; prosecutions for the infringement of rationing orders, including fines for the overselling of rationed foods; special provisions for certain groups, including manufacturers, beekeepers, expectant mothers, infants, and disabled children; the salvage of foods to prevent wastage; and the issue of shortages of particular foodstuffs.


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