§ 30. Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how much money he intends giving to voluntary bodies in Wales active on behalf of the Welsh language in 1984–85; and how this compares with his corresponding figure for 1983–84.68W
the retail prices index in the year ending May 1984. The retail prices index reflects changes in the prices of a range of goods and services including electricity. Supplementary benefit heating additions were increased by about eight per cent. in November 1983. Since 1978 heating additions have increased by about 140 per cent. compared with an increase of about 100 per cent in fuel prices, and are now worth more than ever before. They will be increased again next November by reference to the increase in the fuel and light element of the retail prices index in the year ending May 1984.