HC Deb 25 January 1978 vol 942 c635W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection, in the light of the fact that during the drought and shortage of potatoes, when wholesale prices of potatoes rose to the highest ever level, retail prices at restaurants and fish and chip establishments also rose and that, whilst some have since been reduced to amounts from 10p to 15p a portion, prices charged at Victoria Railway Station have reached 20p a portion, if he will refer to the Price Commission the prices charged for such products.

Mr. Maclennan

My right hon. Friend has no present plans to direct the Price Commission to examine the subject. Particular price increases are a matter for the Price Commission.

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