Cups and Saucers (Prices).

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 6th August 1942.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Hollins Mr Arthur Hollins , Stoke-on-Trent Hanley

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that a cup and saucer are being sold in the market at 1s. 10d., when the maximum price for best quality Grade A is 1s. plus 2d. Purchase Tax; and what action does he intend to take in the matter?

Photo of Mr Charles Waterhouse Mr Charles Waterhouse , Leicester South

In such cases complaint should be made to the local Price Regulation Committee, but if my hon. Friend will send full details to me, I will have an investigation made.