Profiteering Department.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Government Staffs. – in the House of Commons on 19th October 1920.

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Photo of Mr Philip Lloyd-Greame Mr Philip Lloyd-Greame , Hendon

The total expenditure incurred by the Board of Trade in the administration of the Profiteering Acts from the coming into force of the Act in August, 1919, to the 30th September last, was approximately £39,000. This sum does not include the cost of office rent, lighting or stationery. The staff employed in London number 121 and in the country 5. There are at present 1,803 Local Committees established by local authorities, in addition to which the Board of Trade has established 108 Appeal Tribunals to deal with appeals from the local committees, and the Central Committee to deal with oases of alleged profiteering on the part of wholesale traders and manufacturers.