HC Deb 08 July 1974 vol 876 cc323-4W
26. Mr. Pardoe

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection it she is satisfied that the largest items in the budget of poorest families are given sufficient weighting in the retail price index.

Mr. Maclennan

While the prime responsibility for the retail price index remains with my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Employment, I am prepared to consider what the hon. Member has in mind.

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