HC Deb 18 December 1945 vol 417 c1296W
Mr. Montague

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether, in view of the importance of the work of commercial representatives in developing home and overseas trade, he will increase their present inadequate allowances of petrol.

Mr. Shinwell

I should be glad to increase the supplementary petrol allowances of the business and professional classes, according to the importance of the work on which they are engaged, and in a number of cases recently minor relaxations have been made, but I regret that the petrol supply position precludes any general increase at present.

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