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CLIP 7377

Decimalisation - Have Prices Gone Up?

Decimalisation - Have Prices Gone Up?

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Key Info
  • Decimalisation - Have Prices Gone Up?
  • Duration: 01:19
  • A major concern about decimalisation was that shops were using the opportunity to put prices up. However, as John Hosker of the the Consumers' Association makes clear in this clip, the rise in prices was quite possibly due to inflation, which was comparatively high at the time.
  • Subject:



    Social History and Change

  • Keywords: Decimal coinage, shillings and pence, currency, inflation, Consumers' Association, school radio
Ideas for use in class
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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