HC Deb 19 June 1941 vol 372 c840W
Sir T. Moore

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food what reports he has received of food profiteering; and what type of article is mostly affected?

Major Lloyd George

Cases of alleged profiteering in foodstuffs are frequently reported to the Ministry and in recent months have in the main related to canned goods of all descriptions and fresh fish. Maximum Price Orders for many varieties of' canned goods have been issued and others are in contemplation. Price control of fresh fish will shortly be introduced.