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Retail Price Index

Volume 887: debated on Friday 7 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what were the percentage changes in the retail price index in the three months between June and September 1970 and for each of the three-month periods commencing March 1974 to date.

The percentage changes in the retail price index were as follows:

June to September 1970+1·1%
December 1973 to March 1974+4·6%
January to April 1974+6·1%
February to May 1974+5·8%
March to June 1974+5·9%
April to July 1974+3·4%
May to August 1974+2·0%
June to September 1974+2·1%
July to October 1974+ 3·2%
August to November 1974+4·9%
September to December 1974+5·3%
October to January 1975+5·9%