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Incomes And Prices

Volume 656: debated on Tuesday 27 March 1962

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50.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he will publish in HANSARD a table of figures giving the percentage rise or fall, since the introduction of the Government's wage pause policy, in the following, namely, rents, wages, dividends, profits, cost of diving, purchasing value of the £ sterling, retail price index, imports, exports, terms of trade, employment and unemployment and Government expenditure.

It is not possible to make these comparisons over identical periods for all the items mentioned in the Question, but I am circulating in the OFFICIAL REPORT, a table giving such information as is available.