Cameron urges patience over economic recovery

David Cameron has appealed for patience from workers not yet feeling the benefits of the recovery as he launches a drive to repatriate "off-shored" jobs.

According to Government figures, some 1,500 manufacturing jobs have already returned to Britain since 2011.

Prime Minister David Cameron.
Prime Minister David Cameron will address the World Economic Forum in Davos. Credit: Press Association

A new service called Reshore UK is being unveiled to help companies that want to do the same.

The comments came ahead of a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, in which Mr Cameron is due to say cheap shale gas energy and a pro-business regulatory climate could encourage firms to move posts back to the UK.

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