HC Deb 11 January 1990 vol 164 c705W
Mr. Harry Greenway

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the latest retail prices index figure; what percentage of this covers the mortgage interest element; what were the comparable figures in 1975 and 1976; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ryder

The table summarises the information requested:

All-items RPI annual inflation rate per cent. Contribution of the mortgage interest payments component to the RPI inflation rate per cent. points
November 1989 7.7 2
November 1976 15.0 ¼
November 1975 25.2 Not available

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