HC Deb 11 June 1973 vol 857 c225W
Mr. Bruce-Gardyne

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what instructions he has given to the Price Commission to ensure that it complies with the provisions of the counter-inflation legislation which require it to give an opinion upon such applications within 40 days of their receipt.

Sir G. Howe

No such instructions are needed. The Price Commission's responsibilities are clearly set out in the Counter-Inflation (Notification of Increases in Prices & Charges) Order 1973 (S.I. 664).

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