§ 55. Sir J. Barlow
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if, taking the internal purchasing power of the £ sterling in 1914 as 20s., he will give the value in shillings and pence for 1961.
§ Mr. Boyd-Carpenter
4s. 5d., based on Changes in the consumer price index and, for the period up to 1938, the Ministry of Labour's cost of living index.