HC Deb 17 April 1978 vol 948 c46W
32. Mr. Adley

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what was the average monthly rise in the cost of living during the period June 1970 to February 1974, and for the period March 1974 to March 1978, respectively.

Mr. Hattersley

The average monthly rise in the retail price index between June 1970 and February 1974 was 0.8 per cent. and between March 1974 and March 1978 was 1.3 per cent.

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