The UK economy grew by 0.6% in the second quarter, in line with analysts' expectations and up from the modest 0.3% growth recorded in Q1.
The figure from the Office for National Statistics means the UK's annual growth rate of 1.4% is the strongest since the first quarter of 2011.
It represents the first estimate of Q2 GDP growth and reflects improved output in all of the construction, manufacturing and services sectors.
To promote 'long-term investment'
Switching 'hard and expensive'
Smaller funds still packing a punch
To drive progress