HC Deb 04 August 1980 vol 990 cc44-5W
Sir Frederic Bennett

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will give the most recent comparative figures of inflation in the United Kingdom, West Germany and Japan.

Mr. Biffen

The table below shows the rate of increase of consumer prices in June 1980 measured on a year earlier.

United Kingdom 21.0 per cent.
Germany 6.0 per cent.
Japan 8.2 per cent.