U.K. CPI annual inflation stands at 4.2 per cent, down from 4.5 per cent in May.
The main downward pressure to annual inflation came from recreation and culture, particularly games, toys and hobbies and, to
a lesser extent, audio visual equipment where there was price discounting on some products.
The main upward pressures to annual inflation came from a variety of food products.
Annual inflation as recorded by the retail prices index (RPI) stands at 5.0 per cent in June, down from 5.2 per cent in May.