Business Secretary Vince Cable has admitted that the UK is still at risk of falling into a triple-dip recession.
Mr Cable told members of the ITV News Business Club: "Conditions are very difficult, the forecast that the Government has been given... suggests bumping along the bottom for a while but slow recovery."
He added that "there is a risk" of a triple dip and "conditions are not easy".
See a longer version of the interview on ITV News at Ten.
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