HC Deb 27 June 1978 vol 952 c471W
Mr. Knox

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 of the EEC, the United States of America and Japan the cumulative increases in consumer and food prices in the following periods (a) July 1945 to February 1950, (b) February 1950 to October 1951, (c) October 1951 to May 1955, (d) May 1955 to October 1959, (e) October 1959 to October 1964, (f) October 1964 to March 1966, (g) March 1966 to June 1970, (h) June 1970 to February 1974, (i) February 1974 to October 1974 and (j) October 1974 to the latest date for which information is available.

Mr. Maclennan

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