Economic Affairs

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th July 1971.

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Photo of Mr Robert Sheldon Mr Robert Sheldon , Ashton-under-Lyne 12:00 am, 20th July 1971

Is the hon. Member not aware that one of the problems of those operating price restraint is that the nationalised industries' prices are likely to be monitored much more closely than those of private industry? As a result, there will certainly be genuine price restraint in the public industries but rather less certainly in the private.