HC Deb 08 June 1976 vol 912 c644W
Mr. Brotherton

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if she will list the principal current activities of the Metrication Board.

Mr. John Fraser

The principal current activities of the Metrication Board are consultations with consumer, industrial and educational organisations about the national metrication programme; development of aids to help the consumer in the transition to the use of metric units; consultations with agricultural and horticultural industries, the fuel and power industries and the food processing industries about their metrication programmes; general information about metrication including Press briefing, participation in public exhibitions and shows, publications, distribution and loan of books and films.