Restaurant subsidy strategy introduced because of Covid-1 9 crisis has dramatic effect

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UK inflation declined sharply to 0.2% in August after the government’s eat out to help out scheme pushed down restaurant and cafe prices.

The fall in the annual consumer prices index( CPI) last month followed a rise of 1% in July, representing the dramatic influence on rates of the restaurant subsidy scheme that operated for a month to the end of August.

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