Britain still in recession

| 23/10/2009

(The Telegraph): Gordon Brown was accused of failing topull the economy from recession today after fresh figures showed that Britain is mired in its worst recession on record. Shadow Chancellor George Osborne claimed that "Gordon Brown’s recession plan has not worked," after the economy unexpectedly shrank 0.4pc in three months to September. Economists had expected the economy to have seen its first growth since the start of last year. Alistair Darling, the Chancellor, hit back and stuck to his forecast that the economy will be growing again by the end of the year.

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