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Foodstuffs (Sales)

Volume 889: debated on Thursday 10 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if she will list the items of foodstuffs which at present are required to be sold in prescribed imperial quantities; and what will be the effect of the United Kingdom's obligations under the EEC on the existing legislation on this matter.

The foodstuffs at present required to be sold in prescribed imperial quantities appear in Schedule 4 to the Weights and Measures Act 1963. Under the units of measurement directive we can retain imperial units of measure-

New TownChairmandate of Ffirst appointmentSalary (excluding Threshold Supplement)
East Kilbride and StonehouseLord Wallace of Campsie20th January1969£4,340 (not accepted)
GlenrothesMr. R. R. Taylor12th November 1964£4,340
CumbernauldSir Donald Liddle1st October 1971£4,340
LivingstonMr. B. D. Misselbrook1st October 1972£4,340
IrvineSir Wm. S. Gray1st October 1974£4,340
Chairmen are expected to devote an average two days per week to corporation business, which includes corporation and committee meetings.