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From meat in supermarkets to beer in pubs - what is getting more expensive?

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The price of a weekly supermarket shop, a meal in a restaurant, and a pint in a pub have all increased, as the UK is hit with the highest levels of inflation for 40 years.

According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), inflation rose to 9pc in the year to April on Wednesday (May 18) as the financial squeeze continues to be felt by many households due to the surge in energy prices.

Inflation is the term used to describe the increase in prices over time. How quickly those prices go up is called the rate of inflation.

Measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI), most of the rise was due to the 54pc hike in the energy........

© Norwich Evening News

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