HC Deb 05 July 1979 vol 969 c670W
Mr. Neubert

asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he intends to remove the energy-related costs from the retail prices index or make any other variation in the factors used in its compilation.

Mr. Jim Lester

,pursuant to his reply[Official Report, 3 July 1979], gave the following answer:

I have no plans to change the coverage or the method of compilation of the retail prices index.

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