Orders of the Day — Scotland (Housing Support Grant)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:15 pm on 14th January 1980.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr George Younger Mr George Younger , Ayr 10:15 pm, 14th January 1980

As the right hon. Gentleman knows, the inflation rates used are made up of several different figures and no single average figure is possible. I am sure the right hon. Gentleman will remember that these different items all carry different rates of inflation according to different rates of assumption. If I were able to put them together, weight them appropriately and produce an average figure, it would not mean very much and it would not be of much help to the right hon. Gentleman.