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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 19th March 1942.

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Photo of Mr James Maxton Mr James Maxton , Glasgow Bridgeton

Is it the case that behind this Question the offence to which attention has been called by the hon. and learned Member was that this newspaper was pointing out that an important commodity necessary to the nation had had its price raised; and that it would not normally be an offence either for a newspaper or a public speaker to call attention to the fact that the price of a particular commodity was being unduly raised?