HC Deb 21 January 1965 vol 705 c114W
65. Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs whether he is aware of the continued rise in prices of a number of tinned and fresh vegetables, fruits, etc., and various other foodstuffs and household necessities; and if he will take steps to control and reduce the prices of household necessities.

Mr. George Brown

Yes: and I am doing my best to reduce them.