HC Deb 25 November 1926 vol 200 cc559-60W

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to the present price of bread in London, which is still 9½d. per 41b. loaf, in spite of the fact that the price of standard grade flour was reduced to 47s. 6d. on 15th November; and what action his Department proposes to take to ensure that the public benefit by reductions in the price of flour?


The price which the London Associations of Bakers recommend their members to charge is, I understand, still 10d. the 4-lb. loaf, and not 9½d. I am informed that this matter is being considered by the Food Council at their meeting to-morrow.

ended 15th November, 1926. Statistics are not available with regard to the decisions on claims for standard benefit.