HC Deb 16 April 1973 vol 855 c28
Mr. Biffen

On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. In view of the widespread and reliable Press reports that within 24 hours the British Steel Corporation will announce price increases generally of 10 per cent., which, taken in the context of a switch to the basing point system, could mean an increase for steel users in certain parts of the country of up to 20 per cent., has any Minister of the Department of Trade and Industry intimated his anxiety—

Mr. Speaker

Order. The hon. Member has been a Member of this House long enough to know that that is not a point of order.