1 DORA powers were taken for the effective nationalisation
and government control of vital industries to increase
production and direct transport for military needs, and
control agriculture to increase food production.
2.1 Working practises had to be controlled and
directed towards war effort, so dilution and
employment of women in diverse roles was crucial.
2.2 Restrictions on drinking through reduction of
licensing hours and increased taxation were largely
introduced to promote productivity by stopping
drunkenness of workers, especially in munitions.
3 Total War
3.1 Due to total war, for example, direction of minister of
munitions DLG to increase supplies of weapon and shells.