HC Deb 16 April 1985 vol 77 c147W
Mr. Dubs

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the change in Britain's rate of inflation over the past 12 months compared with the United States of America, Germany, France and Japan.

Mr. Ian Stewart

The 12-month increases in consumer price indices for February 1984 and February 1985 in the United Kingdom, United States of America, West Germany, France and Japan were:

per cent. change on a year earlier
February 1984 February 1985
United Kingdom 5.1 5.4
United States 4.6 3.5
West Germany 3.1 2.3
France 9.0 6.4
Japan 2.9 1.4

Consumer price indices for member countries are published monthly in OECD Economic Indicators.