Mr Major’s Written Question on the Tax and Price Index – 19 November 1979

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Commons question regarding the Tax and Price Index, made on 19th November 1979.

Mr. Major asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the latest figure for the year-on-year increase in the tax and price index.

Mr. Lawson The tax and price index in October was 14.8 per cent. higher than a year earlier.