Is inflation set to rise?
The UK’s inflation rate stayed at 2.3 per cent in March, but may well have risen if it hadn’t been for the timing of Easter. Food prices in March were 1.2 per cent higher than last year, the biggest annual rise for three years.
FactCheck: are you worse off under David Cameron?
Have living standards really bounced back to their pre-crash levels? Or are we losing thousands of pounds a year, as Ed Miliband says?
FactCheck: is there a cost of living crisis?
Pelted with eggs but unbowed, Ed Miliband has been ramming home Labour’s attack on the “cost of living crisis”. But how much are people really being squeezed?