HC Deb 23 December 1976 vol 923 c311W
Mr. Lawson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current rate of inflation, as defined by the rise in the retail price index over the three months to November 1976, expressed as an annual rate.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

Between August and November the retail price index rose by 4.6 per cent., an annual rate of 19.7 per cent.