Price Restraint

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prices and Consumer Protection – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd February 1976.

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Photo of Mr Ioan Evans Mr Ioan Evans , Aberdare 12:00 am, 2nd February 1976

I congratulate the Government on reaching agreement with the Confederation of British Industries and with the Retail Consortium. What reactions have the Government received from the Trades Union Congress and consumer organisations? Despite the rise in the price of potatoes, in view of the Government's success in keeping down prices generally, when may we expect an announcement from the Government that they intend to launch a major publicity campaign to make housewives aware of the scheme?