RPI review 'may hit pensioners'

Press Association
Coins on note
Coins on note

Changes to the way a key measure of inflation is calculated could be announced on Thursday amid fears of a "stealth attack" on pensioners.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) will announce the results of a review of the Retail Prices Index (RPI) as it looks at ways to reduce the gap with the official Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure of inflation.