Ministry of Fuel and Power 1942 - 1957

Nationality:
British
based:
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

The Ministry of Fuel and Power was a central government department in the United Kingdom. It was created on 11 June 1942 from functions separated from the Board of Trade. It took charge of coal production, allocation of supplies of fuels, control of energy prices, and petrol rationing. The Ministry of Fuel and Power was renamed the Ministry of Power in January 1957