HC Deb 22 May 1978 vol 950 cc372-3W
Mr. Holland

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will list in the Official Report the full-time occupation and the part-time Government appointments held by each part-time member of the Metrication Board.

Mr. John Fraser

The information is as follows:

what has been the percentage increase in the cost of food for the average family over the last 12-month period for which figures are available.

Mr. Maclennan

In the 12 months to April 1978, the retail food index increased by 6.3 per cent. This is the lowest annual increase since June 1970.