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Artist or CreatorMichael Heath
Title or Caption"You're quite right, Mr Prior. Prices do seem to have gone down."
Extent1 item
Published bySunday Times
Date22 Nov 1970
Embedded text or transcriptFood prices
Person DepictedPrior; James Michael Leathes (1927-); Lord
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
NotesNews: 21 November: The general index of retail prices, widely used in wage bargaining to justify new claims, recorded in October, its second biggest monthly rise since the end of 1968. ... Mr James Prior, the Minister of Agriculture, who earlier this week was involved in a Commons dispute over a claim that food prices had fallen, stated in a Commons answer yesterday that priced of food mainly manufactured in Britain, covered by a sub-group in the index, rose by about 2.5 per cent between June 16 and September 22. ...[The Times]
Subjectsprime ministers
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
economic crises
price rises
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