§ Sir A. SINCLAIR
asked the Minister of Labour what was the cost of living index figure on each of the following dates: 20th January, 1924, 10th November, 1924, and 10th March, 1925?
§ Mr. BETTERTON
The official cost of living index numbers relate to the first day of each month, except when that day falls on Sunday, in which case the previous day is taken. The index2106W
the number now under construction; and whether he will give similar particulars for non-subsidy houses?
§ Mr. N. CHAMBERLAIN
The figures are as follow:
numbers, representing the average percentage increase over the level of July, 1914, for the dates of compilation nearest to those quoted, were as shown below:
Per cent. 1st January, 1924 77 1st February, 1924 79 1st November, 1924 80 1st December, 1924 81 31st January, 1925 79
The figure for 28th February is now being computed, and will be published on Wednesday, 18th March.