HC Deb 01 February 1974 vol 868 c172W
Mr. Carter

asked the Secretary of State for Employment, taking the cost of living index as 100 on 18th June 1970, what it stood at on the latest available date.

Mr. Chichester-Clark

No index is available for 18th June 1970. Taking 16th June 1970 as 100, the retail prices index stood at 134.5 on the latest available date—11th December 1973.