HC Deb 30 June 1971 vol 820 c143W
Mr. Bob Brown

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will state the movement in the index of retail prices from Decimalisation Day to the latest available date.

Mr. Bryan

The General Index of Retail Prices rose from 147.8 at 16th February, 1971, to 153.2 at 18th May, 1971; that is, by 5.4 points or 3.7 per cent.