....The party said a Labour government would restrict the amount train operators could raise ticket prices by linking any change in fares to a lower measure of inflation than the one currently used. The Conservative manifesto from the 2015 election promised that regulated fares could rise by no more than the retail price
index (RPI). ...
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Thursday 1st of June 2017 06:00:47 AM
....5 per cent, the rate of inflation or wage growth – whichever is highest. Before the triple lock was introduced in 2011, the state pension rose inline with the retail price
s index (RPI) measure of inflation, which was consistently lower than the annual rises in earnings or 2. ...
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Monday 12th of June 2017 12:48:00 PM