HC Deb 16 January 1985 vol 71 c131W
Mr. Freud

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what information he has as to the percentage increase in the retail price of books for (a) the last five years and (b) the last 10 years.

Mr. Alan Clark

The retail prices index for books increased by 107 per cent. in the five years to November 1984 and by 349 per cent. in the 10 years to November 1984.