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Be careful what you wish for

12 July 2010 By Neil Collins

The new coalition is trying to save money by switching its inflation benchmark to an index which has produced lower figures. But the historic difference is the result of Britain’s long property boom. When this comes to an end, the policy switch could prove to be very expensive.

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