§ 56. Mr. CAIRNS
asked the Lord Privy Seal whether his attention has been drawn to the prices now being charged for clothing and drapery; and whether he will con- 316 sider the advisability of appointing a Committee to inquire into this matter, with a view to steps being taken to abolish profiteering?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Bridgeman)
My right hon. Friend has asked me to reply to this question. My right hon. Friend, the acting-President, is giving careful consideration to the general question of prices, and I shall be very glad to lay before him any special information which the hon. Gentleman may be able to furnish as regards the particular industry referred to in the question.