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Wales is in recession - Welsh Government response

The First Minister has issued the following statement in respons to today’s GDP figures which show the UK economy has slipped back into recession

We warned the UK Government their spending cuts were too deep, too fast. We warned these cuts would lead to a double dip recession. Today, these figures prove we were right.

The UK Government now need to change course and follow our lead by pursuing an economic policy which promotes sustainable economic growth, creates jobs and ensures people have the skills they need to fulfil their potential.”

– Carwyn Jones, First Minister

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