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Retail Prices Index

Volume 164: debated on Thursday 11 January 1990

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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the latest retail prices index figure; what percentage of this covers the mortgage interest element; what were the comparable figures in 1975 and 1976; and if he will make a statement.

The table summarises the information requested:

All-items RPI annual inflation rate per cent.Contribution of the mortgage interest payments component to the RPI inflation rate per cent· points
November 19897·72
November 197615·0¼
November 197525·2Not available