HC Deb 05 February 1948 vol 446 c336W
Mr. Shephard

asked the Minister of Food if in view of the increase in wage rates for staffs of hotels, etc., which are to operate from 1st March, the maximum prices allowed for meals will now be reviewed.

Mr. Strachey

I have discussed the existing maximum price for meals and the effects of the increase in wage rates from 1st March with the catering trade associations, but I have not felt able to agree to any increase in the maximum price at the present time.

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