§ Mr. Crausby
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make it his policy to ensure that the providers of cash dispensing machines indicated if any charge will be made for the use of their machines. 
§ Mr. Byers
My view is that any charges made for using cash machines should be displayed clearly before the transaction proceeds. I am aware that the industry is considering this and I hope that they will reach a voluntary agreement to do this but if not I will use my powers under the Prices Act 1974 to require them to do so.