Commenting on today’s (Wednesday) inflation figures, show CPI inflation falling to 0.4 per cent, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
“With inflation down again, the priority is stimulus to get the recovery moving. The Chancellor should do this with an action plan to boost pay, starting with the key workers who kept us going through the pandemic.
“High streets and business won’t recover if people have nothing to spend. But pay rises will put fuel in the tank. And this will drive our recovery much faster, supporting business growth and job creation.”
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