§ Mr. Greville Janner
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1)92W
ment; and what are the improvements and costs over the same period for, respectively, Edinburgh and Inverness.
§ Mr. Noble,
pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 21st March, 1972; Vol. 833, c. 305] gave the following information
whether he will conduct an inquiry into double pricing in the sewing machine industry;
(2) whether he will conduct an inquiry into double pricing in the washing machine industry;
(3) whether he will conduct an inquiry into double pricing in the lawn mower industry;
(4) whether he will issue a circular to local authorities, requesting weights and measures inspectors to report cases of double pricing occurring in their districts.93W
§ Mr. Ridley
No. But if the hon. and learned Member provides evidence of comparison with a recommended price that is inflated and unrealistic, the possibility of a prosecution under the Trade Descriptions Act, 1968, can be considered.