Furniture Prices

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons on 8th September 1942.

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Photo of Mr George Ridley Mr George Ridley , Clay Cross

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has any further statement to make regarding furniture prices and, in particular, as to the effect of the Order signed by him on 3rd August?

Photo of Mr Hugh Dalton Mr Hugh Dalton , Bishop Auckland

This Order came into force on 17th August last, and I am satisfied, from the reports submitted by the local price regulation committees that it has resulted in a reduction in furniture prices generally.