HC Deb 25 July 1978 vol 954 c634W
Mr. Cant

asked the Secretary of State for prices and Consumer Protection whether, in view of the fact that a merger of the Imperial Group and J. B. Eastwood would give the combined group a 35 per cent. share of the United Kingdom broiler chicken market and a substantial share of the egg and turkey markets, he will refer the bid to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission.

Mr. John Fraser

My right hon. Friend will announce his decision as soon as possible.

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