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Price Increases

Volume 895: debated on Thursday 17 July 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if she will detail the price increases already in the pipeline as referred to in paragraph 4 of the White Paper "The Attack on Inflation".

As is more fully explained in paragraph 29 of the White Paper, it takes time for increases in pay and other costs in recent months to affect prices. But it would not be realistic to seek to enumerate them or to predict their precise effect.