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Prices And Earnings

Volume 931: debated on Thursday 12 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the percentage increase in prices and earnings, respectively, between November 1973 and August 1974, between August 1974 and

PeriodPrices (United Kingdom)Average earnings (Great Britain)
November 1973 to August 197412·717·1
August 1974 to March 197513·214·6
March 1975 to March 197621·219·4
March 1976 to March 197716·7See below
By February 1977 the monthly index of average earnings was 9·5 per cent. higher than in March 1976. Estimates to March 1977 are not yet available.