§ Mr. Ashton
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what information he has about the comparative cost of living in the capital cities of the EC member states.
§ Mr. Maples
Following are the comparative costs of living in the capital cities of EC member states as of October 1991 (London = 100).
Comparative cost of living Copenhagen 111.0 Rome 104.1 Paris 101.7 Madrid 101.1 Brussels 100.8 London 100.0 Dublin 96.8 Bonn 95.0 Athens 93.2 Luxembourg 89.3 The Hague 88.7 Lisbon 88.4
Source: P-E International of Egham, Surrey.