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Big fall in construction

The North East has seen the worst fall in construction in the country, with a drop of 9% in output in 2012.

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Full Report: Big fall in construction

It's always been an indicator of how the economy is doing, but today builders' worst suspicions were confirmed.

The region has been through one of the biggest downturns in construction in the country.

A lack of private investment and big public projects are being blamed for another year of falling output.

But, as Dan Ashby reports, the figures show there may be signs of a recovery.

You can watch his full report below.

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