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Consumer Campaign (Consultations)

Volume 972: debated on Monday 22 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade which women's organisations were consulted before the consumer campaign was launched on 25 September; and if he will make a statement.

I had explored my ideas on broadening the basis of consultation with consumers at meetings with both the National Federation of Women's Institutes and the National Union of Townswomen's Guilds before my announcement on 25 September. Indeed, the first survey undertaken by the National Union of Townswomen's Guilds was well under way by then.