HC Deb 15 October 1945 vol 414 cc715-6W
Squadron-Leader Hollis

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.

Mr. Shinwell

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.

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