HC Deb 19 June 1961 vol 642 c88W
50. Mr. W. Hamilton

asked the Minister of Labour what have been the causes of the rise in the retail prices index in the last twelve months.

Mr. P. Thomas

There have been some rises in all the groups of items included in the retail prices index during the last twelve months. The most important changes were those for the food, miscellaneous goods, housing, and fuel and light groups.