British Minister of Food talks about the post-war world food shortage.
Biopic tracing the life and achievements of Ernest Bevin.
Return of the petrol ration for private motorists.
Close ups of clothing coupon ration book.
Fuel Minister Hugh Gaitskell defends withdrawal of basic petrol rations. London.
Pathe exclusive story about problems of meat rationing.
The effects of the Suez Crisis and the closure of the canal begin to be felt by motorists.
Good item showing housewife Mrs Mary Cannon dealing with rations etc. on day to day basis.
Piccadilly's illuminated signs are turned off due to a fuel crisis.
Life after W.W.2.using ration books for shopping.
Women exchange clothes in swap shop in Birmingham.
People in Sussex queue for water as elsewhere the drought breaks.
Petrol rationing brings a slump to second hand car market - cars being given away for free.
Herring drifters in East Anglia and workers at Savoy Hotel, London go on strike.
Wonderful documentary about the history of Liverpool.
Children play in the bomb sites of post-war London.
Bomb sites and poor housing areas in London - good footage.
Bomb sites of England.
No more bombs on London - it is time to rebuild the city.
Demolition gangs at work knocking down bomb damaged buildings in London.
Extract of documentary called "Sights of London" - cricket material.
Item celebrating 50 years of progress through Labour Exchanges. London.
Whole issue examining contrast between the east end and west end of London - great footage.
Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, and Clement Attlee, Leader of the Opposition, put their policies forward for the General Election.
Churchill speaking at Wolverhampton with regards to Conservative policy.
A group of miners talk to John Parsons about unemployment and illness. South Wales.
John Parsons interviews unemployed miners in Wales.
Unemployed march in North Wales.
Shots of striking dockers as they meet and vote in London dock strike.
Market porters in Covent Garden strike - they watch others doing their work.
Bus strike in London.
Newspaper strike officials hold meeting at Shoreditch Town Hall.
T. MacMillan leads power workers strike. Barking, Essex.
Several meat workers strike and picket outside Cherryfield Meat Market, Croydon. London.
Footage of fisherman on strike in East Anglia.
Various shots showing cramped and difficult living conditions in small flats.
Reconstruction in Europe after bomb damage of the Second World War is documented.