HC Deb 07 June 1976 vol 912 cc540-1W
Mr. Douglas-Mann

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what has been the average annual rate of increase in the prices of houses over the last five years for which information is available.

Mr. Freeson

In the five years to the first quarter 1976, the increase in the average price of dwellings mortgaged with building societies in the United Kingdom was equivalent to 18.6 per cent., compond, annually.