HC Deb 21 February 1973 vol 851 c113W
Mr. Hiley

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what were the percentage changes in the indices of seasonal food and imported food prices between July and December in 1972 and 1966, respectively.

Mr. Chichester-Clark

The retail price indices for seasonal food and for foods mainly imported for direct consumption rose by 7.3 per cent. and 2.9 per cent., respectively between July and December 1972. The changes in the corresponding period in 1966 were a rise of 4.9 per cent. and a fall of 0.1 per cent. respectively.

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