Catalogue description Ministry of Food: Services Department: Public Relations Group

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Reference: MAF 102
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.

Date: 1938-1955
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Ministry of Food, Services Department, Public Relations Group, 1947-1955

Physical description: 172 files and volumes
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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.

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