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Pound Sterling

Volume 81: debated on Monday 17 June 1985

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the average value, taking the average internal purchasing power of the pound sterling during 1970 as 100p, of the pound sterling in each year since 1979.

The figures, which are based on the RPI, are as follows:

Internal purchasing power of the pound (1970=100p)
Pence
197933
198028
198125
198223
198322
198421