HC Deb 27 July 1979 vol 971 c598W
Mr. Cryer

asked the Secretary of State for Trade by how much the retail price index has increased each month since 3 May.

Mrs. Sally Oppenheim

The retail price index rose by 0.8 per cent. between April and May and by 1.7 per cent. between May and June. Corresponding figures for the first four months of the year were 1.5 per cent., 0.8 per cent., 0.8 per cent. and 1.7 per cent.