HC Deb 09 May 1977 vol 931 cc360-1W
Mr. Craigen

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will set in train an examination of the overall effect on the consumer of the operations of the Prices Commission, the Office of Fair Trading, the Monopolies and Mergers Commission and the National Consumer Council.

Mr. John Fraser

In a dynamic area such as prices, competition and consumer protection where a number of bodies are operating, I am continually alive to the need to keep in mind the overall effect of their activities; but there appears at present to be no call for a special examination.

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