HC Deb 16 January 1978 vol 942 c25W
Mr. Craigen

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much the value of the £ sterling has fallen since 1952 to the latest date for which figures are available.

Mr. Denzil Davies

The internal purchasing power of the pound fell by 78 per cent. between 1952 and November 1977. the latest date for which information is available.