Chancellor George Osborne has welcomed today's GDP estimate, saying it shows the UK is "leading the pack" in the uncertain global economy.
Strong GDP growth of 0.7% in Q3 and 3% over the last year. The UK is leading the pack in an increasingly uncertain global economy
The Chancellor published several tweets immediately after the figures came out, describing the economic outlook as "very encouraging".
Critical moment for UK economy. We face a choice: return to economic chaos of past or work through plan that's creating a brighter future
Growth not just in services but in manufacturing and construction too. Very encouraging
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