HC Deb 28 November 1957 vol 578 cc137-8W
60. Brigadier Clarke

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much it would cost to pay post-war credits to lower prices are passed on to the British public by cheaper prices of the various manufactured goods.

Sir D. Eccles

Yes. In time lower raw material costs will have their effect on prices, but the costs of processing, manufacture and distribution in this country have, in general, a much greater effect on final prices than the cost of imported raw materials.

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