First, the bad news. The lowlight of the latest UK inflation data was that the consumer price (CPI) measure of food price inflation jumped even further in March – to 19.1%. This contributed about 2.2 percentage points to the overall inflation rate of 10.1%. With ‘core’ inflation still stubbornly high (over 6%), food price inflation … Continue reading UK food price inflation set to fall sharply
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The seven tactics that Remainers use to discredit Brexit – and why they’re wrong
Brexit has hardly featured in the race to become the next Prime Minister, but the Conservative Party is still divided on the best way forward. The new leader will be under great pressure from many quarters to keep the UK economy as close to the EU as possible, rather than pursue the ambition of a … Continue reading The seven tactics that Remainers use to discredit Brexit – and why they’re wrong
Brexit is not to blame for the surge in UK inflation
Ouch! It looks increasingly likely that the headline measure of consumer price inflation is going to start with a '9' in April...