Inflation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th January 1973.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Lewis Mr Arthur Lewis , West Ham North 12:00 am, 24th January 1973

Is my hon. Friend aware that on the very day the Prime Minister says that the Government are out to control prices and keep them down, it is reported in the Press that they have agreed in Brussels to terms which will mean that the price of bacon, eggs and day-to-day necessities will shoot up by 15 per cent.?