HC Deb 05 February 1976 vol 904 cc705-6W
40. Mr. Duffy

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is satisfied that he will achieve his target of a single figure rate of inflation by the end of the year; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Healey

At present we are on course for achieving our target.

47. Mr. Moonman

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current rate of inflation.

Mr. Healey

The retail price index rose by 24.9 per cent over the 12 months to December, compared with figures for October and November of 25.9 per cent. and 25.2 per cent.