§ 18. Mr. Christopher Price
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he will give a general direction to the Post Office to postpone its proposals for metrication in the light of their effect on the cost of living.
§ Mr. Gregor Mackenzie
No. I would refer my hon. Friend to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State's written reply to him on 2nd May.
§ Mr. Freud
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will give a general direction to the Post Office Corporation, when issuing advice to the effect that cases of financial hardship may seek from the Department of Health and Social Security, to quote at the same time the statutory provision under which his advice is given.