Inflation rate unchanged at 2.7%

The rate of consumer price index inflation remained unchanged at 2.7% in November, official figures showed.

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Treasury responds to inflation rate freeze

Inflation is nearly half of the 5.2% peak it reached last year. At the Autumn Statement, the Government took more action to help households with the cost of living including a further increase in the tax-free personal allowance and cancelling the fuel duty increase that was planned for January.

– Treasury spokeswoman

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