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Osborne hails 'milestone' as GDP hits pre-2008 levels

The UK economy grew by 0.8% during the second quarter of 2014, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said today.

The figures put the economy 0.2% ahead of its pre-crisis peak in early 2008, the ONS said.

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Chancellor: GDP figures show recovery plan 'working'

The Chancellor George Osborne and Prime Minister David Cameron said the GDP figures expected today are proof the government's long term economic recovery plan is working.

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