§ 57. Mr. Pardoe
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will state the annual rate of increase of retail and wholesale prices over the past three months.
§ Mr. Golding
The increases in the retail prices index in the 12 months to November, December and January were 15.0, 15.1 and 16.6 per cent., respectively.
The corresponding increases in the wholesale price index were 17.9, 17.7 and 19.6 per cent., respectively.