§ 35. Mr. Heffer
asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what are his proposals regarding a freeze on prices; and what discussions he has had with the TUC about the matter.
§ Mr. Hattersley
Under the Price Commission Bill, which received its Second Reading on 27th April, I will have power to freeze individual prices for up to 12 months, where the Price Commission so recommends. I have had a number or discussions with the TUC about the new policy.