Price Commission


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Price Commission

n
(Historical Terms) (in Britain) a commission established by the government in 1973 with authority to control prices as a measure against inflation. It was abolished in 1980
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The Price Commission have said 'yes' to an increase of at least 14 per cent on the price of bread, an essential foodstuff for families.
Lashing out at the Congress government for its lack of vision in framing policy to tackle the spiralling cost of onions and other food items, Vardhan said a food price commission will be constituted in Delhi, if the BJP wins the polls.
Housewives jammed the four telephone lines into the Price Commission in Newcastle, rapping traders for boosting prices.
The Price Commission, which supposedly protected the consumer by setting ceiling prices on essential goods, may have been scrapped but its practices are still resorted to, when possible, by government policy-makers.
com has a fixed low price commission for its sellers and listers to ensure the best possible pricing for buyers.
First, airlines started cutting back--and eventually eliminated--the ticket price commission that travel agents received.
Giving details about the procedure for price fixation, he said, the federal government constitute a formal committee headed by Agriculture Price Commission and two separate sub-committees for Punjab and NWFP.
Unite's 10 Key priorities: 1) Freezing repossessions on homes and creating 1 million new affordable homes 2) Increasing public spending levels to create demand 3) Supporting manufacturing through procurement and investment 4) A price commission for energy and a windfall tax on profits 5) The introduction of a fair tax regime to address the poverty gap 6) Maintaining a commitment to full employment 7) Restoring and defending collective rights for workers 8) Advancing investment in public infrastructure 9) Reducing interest rates to stimulate investment 10) Introducing a new order and regulation into the finance sector
Godwills Masimirembwa, head of the price commission, said inspectors were ensuring businesses were sticking to prices approved by the commission on or before September 26.
The writer is former Advisor to the Chief Executive of Pakistan on Food and Agriculture; and Founder Chairman, Agriculture Price Commission (APCom).
Brewers have defended themselves against Price Commission report which accuses them of developing a monopoly against public interest.
When Wright received the Price commission, he took his original plan for St.