§ Mr. GLANVILLE
asked the President of the Board of Trade what has been the length of time, in respect of each investigation into prices, costs, and profits undertaken by the central committee or subcommittees set up under the Profiteering Act, which has elapsed from the initiation of the investigation to the publication of the Report?
§ Sir P. LLOYD-GREAME
The period of time which elapsed between the initiation of the investigation into prices, costs and profits by the Standing Committee on Prices or its sub-committees and the publication of the Report was as follows:— 1377W
Months. Wool 2 Clogs 24½ Worsted yarns 3½ Standard boot and shoe scheme 4½ Motor fuel 3 Metal bedsteads 4 Medicinal tablets (aspirin) 3½ Biscuits 6½ Bricks 7½ Furniture 10 Yorkshire tweed cloth 2½ Timber 8 Matches 10