HC Deb 14 December 1971 vol 828 cc55-6W
55. Mr. Jessel

asked the Secretary of State for Employment by how much prices have risen since July, 1971; and how this compares with the same period in 1970.

Mr. Bryan

The General Index of Retail Prices rose by 0.8 per cent. between 20th July, 1971, and 19th October, 1971. The rise between 21st July, 1970, and 20th October, 1970, was 1.5 per cent.

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