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Spectacles (Prices)

Volume 80: debated on Wednesday 12 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he is monitoring changes in the price of spectacles since 31 December 1984; and if he will make a statement.

We are observing how the new expanded market in spectacles is developing. Although there are difficulties in determining the prices actually being charged for some types of spectacles, there is clear evidence that lower priced spectacles are now available.