§ 19 Mr. Spence
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the latest year increase in food prices; and how this compares with the average for the five years up to June 1979.
§ Mr. Jopling
Retail food prices in June were 1.5 per cent. higher than they had been a year earlier. The average of the 12-month rates of change in each of the five years up to June 1979 was 17 per cent.