Large fish and chips £11.60Went for a drink in one of the cheaper chain pubs tonight 2 large glasses of wine £15.
Luckily a large fish & chips to share from our local fish shop is only £6.10, so the total cost of the night out was pretty cheap
I think that I am lucky, as I have 13 fish & chip shops with half a mile of my home, so I am guessing that all the competition keeps the prices down
A sure fire vote winner then?The government have confirmed a 10% increase in NI payments to add to the general increase in the cost of living.
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have doubled down on a controversial hike to National Insurance, following reports the prime minister was having second thoughts about the policy. Mr Johnson has been under pressure from some backbench Conservative MPs to scrap or delay the increase to win back...uk.news.yahoo.com
It gets tougher, those planning to depend elsewhere are likely to cut back even more now.
Energy price cap rises: Millions face average bill rise of £693 - but Sunak offers £350 government helpSurging wholesale gas prices have driven the increase in the price cap which comes at the same time as an interest rate hike by the Bank of England that will pile further pressure on struggling households.news.sky.com
The supper markets should help fill them rather than throwing the food out. One lady posted on her Facebook page about the waste and was sacked.Interest rates from BOE now at 0.5% but they reckon it will have to get to 1.5% to make any impact on inflation.
The food banks are also getting the knock on effect from rising food prices as people can't afford as much shopping as before and are not donating enough.