HC Deb 19 March 1998 vol 308 cc715-6W
Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what representations she has received regarding the retail price of compact discs. [34492]

Mr. Nigel Griffiths

My Department has received 7 complaints about the retail price of compact discs since 1 May 1997.

These have been forwarded to the Director General of Fair Trading who is responsible for considering allegations of abuse of monopoly position, anti-competitive behaviour and restrictive trade practices. The Director General can act if he considers that a particular price is the result of anti-competitive practices.

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