ONS Figures Show Growth In UK Economy

New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown that the UK economy grew by 1.9% in 2013, despite gross domestic product falling by 0.1%, finishing the final quarter at 0.7%.

Chancellor George Osborne has said that the numbers are a boost to economic security and further evidence that the governments economic plan is working.

Labour's shadow chancellor however said that while the numbers were welcome, there was still no recovery for people facing a cost-of-living crisis.


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