HC Deb 19 July 1962 vol 663 c83W
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.