HC Deb 15 February 1979 vol 962 cc595-6W
Mr. Eyre

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will refer the proposed takeover of W. and T. Avery Ltd. by the General Electric Company to the Monopolies Commission.

Mr. John Fraser

Yes. My right hon. Friend has decided to refer the proposed acquisition by the General Electric Company Limited of Averys Limited to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission for investigation and report under the provisions of the Fair Trading Act 1973.