HC Deb 13 March 1970 vol 797 c1709

Bill to establish a Commission with functions similar to those hitherto performed by the Monopolies Commission and the National Board for Prices and Incomes and certain other functions;to make fresh provision for preventing or remedying adverse effects on the public interest that may result from the conduct of large undertakings, or from matters tending to prevent, restrict or distort competition or to limit exports, or from mergers;to authorise the bringing into force of provisions requiring notice of certain company distributions, of certain increases in prices or charges and of certain claims, settlements or awards;to provide for the periodical review of certain remuneration and allowances;and for purposes connected with those matters, presented by Mrs. Castle, supported by Mr. Wedgwood Benn, Mr. Ross, Mr. Shore, Mr. Cledwyn Hughes, Mr. Taverne, Mr. Dell and Mr. Goronwy Roberts;read the First time;to be read a Second time upon Monday next and to be printed. [Bill 123.]