Bank of England economist says people need to accept they are poorer


Huw Pill, chief economist for the Bank of England, says asking for pay rises contributes to inflation. …

Thomas Moore, senior investment director at Abrdn, told the BBC Mr Pill was pointing to one-off factors driving up inflation and saying “don’t blame us, look at these one-offs and actually we need you to help us to get [inflation] down to 2% because the sooner that all of you expect lower inflation in terms of your wages demands and the settlements you achieve with your employers that will help bring inflation down”.


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