Prices and Incomes Policy

  • Margaret Wray
Part of the Case Studies in Economics book series (STEC)


Some attempts at an incomes policy had been made in the early1960s, notably the Selwyn Lloyd ‘freeze’ of National and the ational Incomes Commission; but the first was an ad hoc measure and the second had a very limited effect because the trade unions refused to participate.


Wage Rate Price Increase Profit Margin Target Rate Income Policy 
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Sources and References

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© C. T. Sandford and M. S. Bradbury 1970

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