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Flour

Volume 940: debated on Monday 28 November 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection whether he will cause an investigation to be made to ascertain how and why the retail price of bread flour costs 18 per cent. more than ordinary flour.

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection by what percentage the price of manufactured foodstuffs has increased since June 1975 to the nearest date.

The Wholesale Price Index for home sales of foods—excluding animal and poultry feeds—manufactured in the United Kingdom rose by 47¼ per cent., between June 1975 and October 1977, based on provisional figures for the latest month.