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Ferry "Mary Poppins"

Volume 895: debated on Monday 7 July 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if she will refer the decision of the trade unions involved to stop the "Mary Poppins" from operating a cross-Channel ferry service between Southampton and St. Malo to the Monopolies Commission under Section 79 of the Fair Trading Act 1973, as a restrictive labour practice.

No. The dispute did not constitute a restrictive labour practice within the meaning of Section 79 of the Act.