Inflation - Commons Library Standard Note

Published 16 January 2015 | Standard notes SN02792

Amended 26 January 2015

Authors: David Hough

Topic: Economic policy, Economic situation

The CPI annual inflation rate was 0.5% in December, down from 1.0% in November. The December 2013 gas and electricity price rises falling out of the calculation as well as the continuing drop in motor fuel prices were the main causes of the slowdown of the rate

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