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Price Reductions (Cost)

Volume 436: debated on Monday 28 April 1947

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asked the Minister of Food what will be the cost to the Exchequer annually of the recent cuts of 3d. per 1b. on cheese, 2d. per lb. on butter and 3d. per dozen on eggs in the retail prices.

The cost to the Exchequer for the year 1947–48 is estimated at £800,000