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Petrol Rationing

Volume 414: debated on Monday 15 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he will give instructions that petrol coupons may in necessary cases be granted to house hunters in rural areas.

Petrol allowances are granted for this purpose in cases where the applicant is dependant upon a car owing to physical disability or ill-health. In view of the present supply difficulties I cannot see my way to authorise the grant of such allowances in other cases.