§ Mr. Irvine
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the outcome of the review of the retail prices index computer system commissioned by the Department from the head of the Government statistical service.
§ Mr. Fowler
I have recently received a report from the head of the Government statistical service confirming that the index is being calculated correctly. I will today be placing in the Library of the House a copy of his report to me together with a further report of the investigations undertaken in the course of the review.