U.K. Chief Statistician Favors Inflation Gauge With Housing

  • Wants CPIH to be preferred measure of consumer inflation
  • Retail-prices index is `not a good measure of inflation'

The U.K.’s chief statistician said he wants the country’s main inflation measure to include housing costs, backing an index that’s been stripped of its quality mark.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.