HC Deb 24 February 1977 vol 926 c673W
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.

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