GDP falls 2.6% in November as UK nears double-dip recession

Following six months of growth

Mike Sheen
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Fresh coronavirus restrictions put in place in November force decline
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Fresh coronavirus restrictions put in place in November force decline

Monthly gross GDP fell by 2.6% in November, bringing an end to six consecutive months of growth, as the government imposed fresh restrictions owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), published today (15 January), show GDP fell by 8.9% in the 12 months to November 2020. Services bore the brunt of the economic impact,...

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