HC Deb 22 November 1977 vol 939 c697W
Mr. Clemitson

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will publish a list of the abbreviations commonly used by his Department in parliamentary speeches, statements and answers to Questions with their respective meaning.

Mr. Hattersley

The information requested is as follows:

Abbreviation and Definition

  • CBI—Confederation of British Industry.
  • CAP—Common Agricultural Policy.
  • EEC—European Economic Community.
  • FEOGA—Fonds Européens d'Orientation et de Garantie Agricole.
  • MCA—Monetary Compensatory Amounts.
  • NEDO—National Economic Development Office.
  • RPI—Retail Price Index.
  • TUC—Trades Union Congress.
  • VAT—Value Added Tax.