HC Deb 06 July 1971 vol 820 cc342-3W
Mr. Hugh Jenkins

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what has been the percentage rise in price from 1961 to 1965 and from 1965 to date, as measured by the Index of Retail Prices, of admission to cinemas as compared with the general rise in prices.

Mr. Bryan

The latest figures available relate to 18th May, 1971, the percentage rises are as follows:

Mid-May, 1961 to Mid-May, 1965 Mid-May, 1965 to Mid-May, 1971
Admission to cinemas 30.6 79.7
General Index of Retail Prices—Ali items 16.3 36.3