HC Deb 05 February 1948 vol 446 c302W
26. Sir G. Fox

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power on what grounds it is decided whether an applicant should have petrol for shopping purposes for one or two journeys per week; and whether he will consider instructing regional petroleum officers to allow all applicants sufficient petrol for two such journeys.

Mr. Gaitskell

Where the circumstances justify the grant of an allowance of petrol for shopping, sufficient will, on the request of the applicant, be allowed for two journeys a week, provided the total does not exceed the maximum which may be allowed for domestic purposes.

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