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Consumer Goods

Volume 933: debated on Monday 13 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will consult with interested parties with the aim of introducing a United Kingdom added value system for consumer goods, so that consumers are aware not only of price but also of the United Kingdom added value; and if he will encourage the purchase of goods with a high percentage United Kingdom added value by publicising the taxation and other advantages of high United Kingdom added value.

It would not be practicable to introduce a requirement that United Kingdom added value be marked on goods displayed for sale.