Inflation jumps to 1.5%

PETROL prices pushed up inflation for the first time since February last month, official figures showed today.

PETROL prices pushed up inflation for the first time since February last month, official figures showed today.

The Consumer Prices Index rose to 1.5% last month from 1.1% in September, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.

The main reason behind the jump is the continuing increase in petrol prices.


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