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.
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