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Flour And Cheese

Volume 928: debated on Wednesday 23 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will list in the Official Report the statutory maximum retail prices for cheese and flour during the last two years, indicating the dates on which new limits were introduced.

The information is as follows:

HOUSEHOLD FLOUR PRICES
Maximum in pence per bag
Flour7th July 19758th December 197510th August 197625th October 197622nd November 197614th February 1977
Plain or self-raising (other than strong, wheatmeal and wholemeal):
1 lb.911½11½10½11½
3 lb.24½24½26½26½2931
Chupatty (other than batch, brown and wholemeal):
70 lb. or 32 kg.£4·00£4·00£4·20£4·50£4·50£4·50
CHEESE PRICES
Maximum in pence per lb.
Cheese27th January 19757th April 197516th September 19751st December 197530th January 197622nd November 197614th February 1977
Cheddar (including Dunlop) other than farmhouse or matured produced in New Zealand or in the EEC48535659616775
Farmhouse or matured Cheddar (including Dunlop), produced in the EEC58636669717785
Cheshire, produced in the United Kingdom, other than Farmhouse or matured46515457596573
Farmhouse or matured Cheshire, produced in the United Kingdom56616467697583
Caerphilly, Derby, Double Gloucester, Lancashire, Leicestershire, White produced in the United Kingdom (other than farm house matured)48535659616775
Edam and Gouda (other than farmhouse or matured)48535659616775