HC Deb 12 July 1979 vol 970 c238W
64. Mr. James Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Trade to what extent food prices in general have risen since 3 May; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Sally Oppenheim

Prices for the retail price index are collected on a Tuesday in the middle of each month. Between 10 April and 15 May, the latest date for which information is available, the retail food index rose by 1.1 per cent.

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