Consumer Protection Officers (Powers)

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

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The Minister of State, Department of Prices and Consumer Protection (Mr. Alan Williams):

Responsibility for investigating excessive charges or unjustifiable price rises rests with the Price Commission. But consumer advice centres and citizens' advice bureaux are the instruments for pursuing individual complaints. The role of consumer protection officers is to investigate misleading statements about prices.