HC Deb 06 July 1983 vol 45 c92W
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