UK economy experiences shock contraction in April

GDP fell by 0.3%

Elliot Gulliver-Needham
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The UK economy is now only 0.9% larger than before the first coronavirus lockdown in Spring 2020
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The UK economy is now only 0.9% larger than before the first coronavirus lockdown in Spring 2020

UK GDP shrank by 0.3% in April, according to data released today by the Office for National Statistics.

The figure came in below expectations amid fears of an impending recession, according to data released on Monday (13 June) by the Office for National Statistics. April was the first month that a...

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