§ Mr. CAMPBELL
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?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
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.560W
ended 15th November, 1926. Statistics are not available with regard to the decisions on claims for standard benefit.