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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Prices Index remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has plans to reform the calculation of the Retail Price Index. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh North and Leith more like this
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Deidre Brock more like this
star this property uin 220270 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>As set out at Budget 2018, the government recognises the flaws in the way that the Retail Prices Index (RPI) is measured and has made progress in moving away from using it. However, given the extensive use of the RPI across the public and private sectors further moves away from the measure are complex and potentially costly.</p><p> </p><p>The government’s objective is that the Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers’ housing costs (CPIH) will become its headline measure over time, and that it will reduce the use of the RPI when and where practicable.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T12:08:07.43Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T12:08:07.43Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Deidre Brock more like this