Gas and electric prices are rising 7% and 8% year on year, the Office for National Statistics has said.
The headline rate of retail price index inflation fell to 2.9% in April, from 3.3% in March, the Office for National Statistics said.
The underlying rate of retail price index inflation fell to 2.9% from 3.2% during the same period, the ONS added.
Reductions in motoring costs are said to have brought UK inflation down, but I don't think many drivers would agree.
The fall of the inflation rate to 2.4% is still above the UK target, though.
House prices rose 2.7% in the year to March, slightly more than in the 12 months to February http://t.co/5m2dFpRvpW
Factory gate prices rose 1.1% in the year to April, down from a rise of 1.9% last month. Input prices fell 0.1% http://t.co/56VmH1x5Io
The rate of consumer price index inflation fell to 2.4% in April, from 2.8% in March, official figures showed today.
It is the first time inflation has slowed since Autumn 2012.