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Petrol Rationing (Infirm Persons)

Volume 389: debated on Thursday 20 May 1943

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether, in the case of people engaged in business who, through infirmity, are unable to make use of public conveyances to their places of business, he will give instructions that, on the presentation of a medical certificate to that effect, a moderate supply of petrol be granted them?

Applications for petrol, in the circumstances mentioned by my hon. Friend, already receive sympathetic consideration. I will be glad to inquire into any case where this practice was not observed if my hon. Friend will give me particulars.