HC Deb 20 March 1972 vol 833 c240W
Mr. Skinner

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the latest available figure for the increase in the cost-of-living index since October, 1969.

Mr. Bryan

The General Index of Retail Prices rose by 19.4 per cent. between 21st October, 1969, and 18th January, 1972.