HC Deb 12 December 1950 vol 482 cc129-30W
48. Mr. Osborne

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the purchasing power of the pound to the nearest convenient date as compared with the pound in August. 1945.

Mr. Gaitskell

About 16 shillings in mid-October, 1950, as compared with 20 shillings in 1945.

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