asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he has given further consideration to referring the matter of profit margins on sports equipment to the Price Commission; and when a decision will be made.
The allocation of references under the present programme is almost completed. If, however, a reference to the Price Commission proves to be the best way of investigating the matters to which my hon. Friend has drawn attention my right hon. Friend will consider a reference in the programme for the new Commission starting after July.