HC Deb 30 November 1970 vol 807 c268W
115. Mr. Pendry

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the Government's intentions in regard to the relaxation of hire-purchase controls on domestic heating appliances to combat the threatened shortages of solid smokeless fuel this winter.

Mr. Ridley

There is on intention to relax these controls at the present time.