Inflation cut won’t ‘ease the squeeze’ for Britons who are still set to pay more | Personal Finance | Finance

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Ms Coles suggested handing over a larger chunk of income via council tax and income tax is likely to suck demand out of the economy.

As a result, prices may drop, but with higher taxes, Britons are not likely to feel optimistic.

However, it is the cost of living which continues to present itself as a problem, even if inflation is halved as Mr Sunak promises.

Ms Coles added: “Unfortunately, lower inflation won’t automatically ease the squeeze, because falling inflation is very different from falling prices. 

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