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.
IMF upgrades UK growth by more than any other major economy. Further evidence that our #LongTermEconomicPlan is working
IMF predicts UK to be fastest growing economy in the G7 - more growth means more jobs and more security for families. http://t.co/QmOpiVa5sI
The Chancellor has hailed today's figures as a major milestone and there is a lot of optimism, but is it being felt by ordinary people?
The IMF has again raised its forecasts for Britain's GDP growth - just a year after warning that the Chancellor was "playing with fire".