HC Deb 14 March 1968 vol 760 cc357-8W
Sir G. de Freitas

asked the Prime Minister whether he will co-ordinate the activities of the Board of Trade and the Ministry of Technology in working out a scheme for the introduction of the metric system by the end of 1973.

The Prime Minister

My right hon. Friends work closely together on this matter and, as my right hon. Friend may know, my right hon. Friend the Minister of Technology has set up the Standing Joint Committee on Metrication, with in- dustrial and Government membership, including the Board of Trade, to co-ordinate governmental and industrial action.

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