The economy is now only 0.6 per cent smaller than it was before the crash and is likely to grow in the next quarter, according to ONS figures.
The economy is now only 0.6 per cent smaller than it was before the crash - six long years ago. Likely to exceed that growth next quarter.
Slightly slower growth than expected, construction especially. Agriculture actually fell but it's so small it didn't affect overall number.
The economy grew 0.8% in the first three months of the year or an annualised rate 3.1% - the fastest since before the crash in 2007.
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