The economy has ground to a halt. Growth is negligible. As a result the rate at which Government borrowing is being reduced has also slowed down. The deficit in March this year was higher than in March a year ago. No-one can doubt that these dismal results are the consequence of the coalition policy on austerity.
The UK's shrinking economy has left many business owners unsure of where the economy, the government and their livelihoods are going next.
ITV News has been speaking to people in Swansea where the economic outlook is no brighter than the weather
A point here or there doesn't signal disaster. It is a statistical event. However you phrase it the fact is - the economy is stuck