The Consumer Price Index is up to 2.7% - the biggest push up from tuition fees. An increase in food prices is the second biggest factor in pushing prices up faster.
The big picture is still the same - prices rising faster than wages, so the gap between what families have to spend and what they need to is still growing.
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