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Does anyone know any details of the State Management Scheme set up in 1916 to control the consumption of alcholol?

I am aware that it centred around the armaments factories near Gretna, Longtown and the Carlisle district.

What I am especially interested in is the level of compensation given to former landlords when the pubs were taken over.

Also were they re-employed to manage the business?

Many thanks,

Jack

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Terry_Reeves

Jack

If you enter "State Management Scheme 1916" into Google you will get a lot of information about it.

TR

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Carmania

Jack

This is from the second report, published in 1916, of the Central Control Board (Liquor Traffic), appointed under The Defence of the Realm (Amendment) (No 3) Act, 1915:

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It applies to premises in the State Management Districts.

The third report published in 1918 gives a considerable amount of detail on the activities of the Control Board in Carlisle and Gretna. It does not give actual figures as to compenstion only that a large number of licensed premises and breweries were acquired.

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Belmont Road

Thanks to both of you.

The web entries to not give the detail so I am grateful for the above. I can only assume that the amounts varied. Is there anywhere a criteria to determine the value of a given property/business?

Best wishes,

Jack

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