§ Mr. McTaggart
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the percentage change in the rate of inflation for each of the last five years for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Peter Rees
The following figures show the percentage change between the average retail prices index for each of the years requested and the previous year:
per cent. 1978 8.3 1979 13.4 1980 18.0 1981 11.9 1982 8.6