HC Deb 23 June 1978 vol 952 c367W
Mr. John Moore

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for each present member State of the EEC, the United States of America and Japan the cumulative increases in consumer prices and food prices in the following periods: (a) July 1945 to October 1951, (b) October 1951 to October 1964, (c) October 1964 to June 1970, (d) June 1970 to February 1974 and (e) February 1974 to the latest date for which information is available.

Mr. Hattersley

I do not consider the effort required to compile this information a justifiable use of the resources of my Department.