§ 35. Mr. David Davis
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what has been the annual change in spending on durable goods by pensioners in Britain since 1979.
§ Mr. Scott
The average spending of pensioner households on durable goods rose in real terms by two thirds, or 8.9 per cent. a year on average, between 1979 and 1985, the latest year for which figures are available.