HC Deb 01 July 1971 vol 820 cc576-7
Q4. Mr. Hugh Jenkins

asked the Prime Minister if he will pay an official visit to the City of London.

The Prime Minister

I do so from time to time. The most recent occasion was when I attended the lunch which the Lord Mayor of London gave last Tuesday in honour of the Prime Minister of Italy.

Mr. Jenkins

When the right hon. Gentleman visits the City again, will he make a point of visiting the offices of the trade journal The Groce and ask the editor how many price rises there have been since the General Election? If the editor tells him that there have been over 7,000 price rises since the General Election, will he then make an apology to the nation on television for misleading the country at the time of the General Election?

The Prime Minister

Perhaps I might also visit the offices of the Financial Time and consult those journalists who wrote the article which cast some doubt on the conclusions of the editor to whom the hon. Gentleman referred.

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