Everyday Life - Why was rationing introduced? Main page

Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3Source 4Source 5

3a Look at source 3. Why do you think that the government urged people not to start buying in food before rationing began?

3b According to the Ministry of Food, how would limiting the amount of imported food help the war effort?

 

Ministry of Food circular announcing the extension of rationing to include sugar and meat

PRO ref; INF 1/343 (L); Ministry of Food circular announcing the extension of rationing to include sugar and meat