Inflation falls in November
Fall in petrol prices help bring down inflation to the lowest rate since March last year

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell to 2.3% in November, the lowest inflation rate since March last year.

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show falls in petrol prices were the biggest downward contributor to the change in the 12-month rate.

Petrol prices fell by 2.6 pence per litre between October and November 2018, compared to a rise of 1.8 pence between October and November 2017.

The largest upward contribution to inflation in November came from housing and household services, with prices rising by 2.0%, with electricity and gas being the largest contributors.