HC Deb 04 December 1989 vol 163 cc35-6W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish in theOfficial Report a table showing the increase in house prices in France, West Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom since 1979 to the latest available date.

Mr. Chope

Based on the building societies quarterly mix-adjusted index house prices in the United Kingdom increased by 247 per cent. between the third quarter of 1979 and the third quarter of 1989.

My Department does not have comparable information for the other countries listed.

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