Ministry of Food: Services Department: Public Relations Group
|Title:||Ministry of Food: Services Department: Public Relations Group|
This series contains papers dealing with food advice and publicity arrangements for food control, including press notices and reports of the Minister of Food's press conferences. Most of the papers are dated between 1940 and 1955.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Ministry of Food, Services Department, Public Relations Group, 1947-1955
|Physical description:||172 files and volumes|
|Access conditions:||Normal Closure before FOI Act:|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
The Services Department of the Ministry of Food came into being at the time of the general re-organisation in January 1947 and comprised four groups and a secretariat. The Public Relations Group was responsible for transmitting to the public information necessary for the day to day operation of food control and for giving advice on the best use of the available food supplies. All the usual publicity media were employed to maintain contact with the public.