§ Mr. David Steel
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what was the percentage increase in prices in the home market in each quarter of 1973 and over the latest 12-month period for which figures are available ; and what was the comparable percentage increase in export prices.
§ Sir G. Howe
The information is as follows :
All percentage Increase Retail Price Index Wholesale Price Index (Output) Export Unit Value Index 1973 March Quarter 1.8 1.3 3.1 1973 June Quarter 3.2 1.9 3.5 1973 September Quarter 1.5 3.4 3.5 1973 September Quarter over 1972 September Quarter 9.2 8.9 11.5