Sunday, Aug 20, 2006

Brown fiddling the inflation figures ?

Sunday Telegraph: Inflation is 10pc for middle class

The "real" rate of inflation hitting middle-class households is as high as 10 per cent - more than four times the Government's official rate, it is claimed.
Economists are warning that the Consumer Price Index (CPI), the benchmark measure of inflation, is "meaningless" to millions of consumers, who have been victims of staggering rises in the cost of energy, council tax and school fees over the past 12 months.

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