Dáil Éireann - Volume 264 - 12 December, 1972
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Price Inflation.
Dr. O'Connell Dr. O'Connell
34. Dr. O'Connell asked the Minister for Finance the rate of price inflation in each of the six present member countries of the EEC for the past 12 months; and how this compares with the rate in this country.
Mr. Colley Mr. Colley
Mr. Colley: The consumer price indices for member-countries of the EEC increased as follows in the 12 months ended September, 1972, the latest date for which I have information: —
The nearest corresponding figure for Ireland is the 8.9 per cent increase registered in the consumer price index in the 12 months ended mid-August, 1972.
Mr. Bruton Mr. Bruton
Mr. Bruton: Worse than any of them.
Dáil Éireann 264 Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. Price Inflation.