HC Deb 27 May 1941 vol 371 c1730W
Mr. Mainwaring

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food what steps are in contemplation by the Ministry to prevent producers of eggs, and other products, charging the prices fixed for retailing to consumers; and whether it is permissible for producers, that hitherto have acted only as suppliers to wholesalers, now to charge consumers retail prices for supplies sold to whomsoever calls for them?

Major Lloyd George

I hope to be able to make a statement shortly regarding the scheme for a more equitable distribution of eggs; as regards the second part of the Question, restrictions have been placed by the provisions of the Order dated 19th March, 1941. amending the Home Produced Eggs (Maximum Prices) Order, 1941, on the quantitative sale of eggs at retail prices.