asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the index of industrial production for February 1978, taking February 1974 as 100; and what is the index for the most recent month for which figures are available and for the comparable month in 1973.
The table below shows the all-industries index of industrial production for each of the months specified in the Question, seasonally adjusted and resealed to February 1974=100.
|INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION|
|Reseated to February 1974=100|
|INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION: IMPLIED LEVEL OF OUTPUT|
|Reseated to 1st quarter 1974=100|
|2nd quarter 1973||108·0|
|3rd quarter 1973||108·4|
|1st quarter 1974||100·0|
|2nd quarter 1978||110·0|
|3rd quarter 1978||Not available|