The UK economy has avoided a triple-dip recession by growing 0.3% during the first quarter of the year, according to the Office for National Statistics.
By far the largest contribution to Q1 GDP growth came from the services sector with a 0.6% increase, compared to a 2.5% drop in the construction sector and just 0.2% growth in production.
Chancellor George Osborne said...
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