Item title reads - Rations in India.
M/S men unloading bags of wheat from truck. Various shots trailers selling wheat to women in street on the day before rationing officially started. C/U women waiting to be served. Various shots women cleaning the wheat in sieves....
Footage of the Food Minister Mr WS Morrison informing the public about food rationing.
Master bakers attend protest meeting about bread rationing and baker's boy goes on his rounds.
Return of the petrol ration for private motorists.
Light-hearted item about clothes rationing.
Shoppers buy clothes without coupons + piles of surplus ration books at HM Stationary Office.
Cuts from newsreel 46/53 - Food Minister Strachey explains his reasons for rationing bread.
Sailors get their traditional rum rations for the holidays.
Petrol rationing in operation, with queuing, form filling and people walking to work.