The OECD's gloomy forecast for UK growth in the three months to the end of March comes after official figures revealed the economy contracted by 0.3% in the final quarter of 2011.
This was worse than the previous estimate of a 0.2% fall.
The OECD also warned the recovery for the world's biggest economies would be fragile, with the outlook for Europe "very weak".
More top news
The decision was met with outrage and anger by UK cities which were on the shortlist for the prestigious award.
Mr Lewis is one of a number of Labour and Tory MPs under investigation by party officials over allegations of inappropriate conduct.
A jury has failed to reach a verdict in Emile Cilliers' trial on charges of attempting to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute.