Cabinet papers in the National Archives
These files can be accessed on the web by inputting the file number into the search the catalogue box on the front page (google National Archives). For the first file listed below it would be CAB 24/171/54. These were confidential papers on strategic issues as well regular reports on unemployment and trade. These latter reports are monthly and usually give good local detail for particular towns and regions. Press Show Images to get the full documents. Crown copyright arises if you wish to quote directly in a publication but not otherwise.