Commenting on February’s inflation rate jumping to 2.3%, from 1.8% in January and above the Bank of England target of 2%, Chris Leslie MP, leading supporter of the Open Britain campaign, said:
“The slump in Sterling after the referendum is now really starting to hit people in the pockets.
“Families up and down the country will notice the additional Brexit bill when they do the weekly shop or fill up the car.
“The Government has promised to deliver the exact same benefits for our economy at the end of the negotiations. They must now keep that promise or things will get worse for British families and firms.”