HC Deb 04 November 1993 vol 231 c464W
Mr. Harry Greenway

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current annual rate of inflation; what was the rate in(a) 1988, (b) 1976 and (c) 1975; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Nelson

The table gives the information based on the changes in the retail prices index:

Percentage change over 12 months
September 19931 1.8
1988 annual average 4.9
1976 annual average 16.6
1975 annual average 24.2
1 The latest month for which data are available.

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