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Shop Windows (Lighting)

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 16 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power if he is aware that it is possible, by reducing the power of existing shop lamps or by the introduction of fluorescent lighting, that shop windows can be illuminated without using additional units of electricity; and if, in view of these facts, he will now relax regulations in order to permit the illumination of shop windows, provided that no additional current is used.

A regulation by which shop window lighting was permitted, provided no additional current was used. would, I fear, be quite unenforceable.