A History of the Ministry of Information, 1939-46

RG 23/88 - Carpets: An enquiry into the present use of an future demand for carpets in working class households made for the Carpets Working Party of the Board of Trade, October 1946.

  1. Summary
  2. Some Considerations that Should be Borne in Mind in Estimating the Demand for Carpets that will Actually be Made
  3. Contents
  4. Introduction
  5. The Present Distribution of Room-Carpets
  6. The Present Distribution of Stair Carpets on First Flight of Stairs
  7. The Need for Carpets
  8. The Price at which Carpets are Required
  9. Housewives' Statements of their Intention to Buy Carpets within the Next Two Years
  10. Housewives’ Statements of their Preference for Buying Carpets Outright or on the Hire Purchase System
  11. Appendix I - Analysis of Sample
  12. Appendix 2
  13. Appendix 3 - The Questionnaire

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