CPI inflation falls to 2.2% in September

The headline rate of retail price index inflation fell to 2.6% from 2.9% in August. The consumer price index inflation fell to 2.2% in September.

UK inflation figures were released this morning
Latest UK inflation figures were released this morning Credit: Press Association

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