§ Mr. Speller
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish details of the minimum lending rate over the three months of August, September and October as compared with the same three months in 1978 and 1979.
§ Mr. Lawson
Minimum lending rate during the months of August, September and October in the last three years was as follows:
1978 10% 1979 14% 1980 16%
Table 13.11 of Financial Statistics, published by the Central Statistical Office, gives details of MLR changes.