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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Purchasing Power of Pound.

Wednesday, 26 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 2

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Mr. Lindsay: Information on Patrick James Lindsay Zoom on Patrick James Lindsay asked the Taoiseach the present purchasing power of the pound taking 1947 as the base year.

Mr. Carty: Information on Michael Carty Zoom on Michael Carty It is estimated on the basis of the retail price index numbers that, at mid-November, 1965, the latest date for which the index number has been calculated, £1 would purchase the same quantum of goods and services at retail prices as would 10s. 8d. in the year 1947.


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