Yarn Prices

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3 November 1949.

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Photo of Mr Harold Wilson Mr Harold Wilson , Ormskirk 12:00, 3 November 1949

The statutory controls, which were withdrawn in April last, prescribed fixed, not maximum, margins. My hon. Friend will have noted from the answer given to my hon. Friend the Member for Bexley (Mr. Bramall) on Tuesday last that the minimum price arrangements made by the Yarn Spinners' Association appear to be of a kind which can be referred to the Monopolies Commission.