HC Deb 28 April 1971 vol 816 c114W
Mr. J. H. Osborn

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the average cost per mile for each form of transport for which he has figures; by how much it has changed since 1st April, 1970, 1965, 1960, 1955, 1950 and 1945; and what was the appropriate index on all these dates.

Mr. Eldon Griffiths

Following is the information: The table is based on the latest information available and shows the average cost per mile to the consumer of various forms of inland passenger transport in 1969 together with price index numbers based on 1963=100.

Mr. Peyton

I cannot yet add to the reply given to the hon. Member for Nuneaton (Mr. Leslie Huckfield) on 10th March.—[Vol. 813, c. 111.]