Economic growth (GDP)

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Boring can be good. How modest Clement Attlee’s unflashy ideas changed Britain
Attlee was a gifted manager, who showed it possible for modest politicians to be successful if they have decent ideas

Larry Elliott

05, Feb, 2023 @11:14 AM

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Trade down, economy sinking, support falling: is the tide finally turning on Brexit?
Three years on, Bregret hits home in Britain. For the EU, though, life has moved on

Michael Savage and Toby Helm

05, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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We’ve avoided recession for now, but the outlook is one of perma-gloom
December’s GDP was boosted by us all cranking up the heating. Actual economic growth has not looked so weak in decades

Phillip Inman

05, Feb, 2023 @12:05 AM

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Retirement boom among UK’s older workers creates economic headache
Wyre Forest in the West Midlands has seen a huge jump in the ‘economically inactive’, many of them affluent older people, but the dearth of workers is a real problem for employers

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

04, Feb, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Slowing economic growth and a FTSE record high can coexist – here’s how
The blue-chip Footsie has closed at an all-time high while the UK’s economy is set to shrink

Nils Pratley

03, Feb, 2023 @5:53 PM

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Pursuing economic growth will kill us all in the end | Letter
Letters: I risked prison to stand up against an system that will lead to ecological and societal collapse – we must look for alternative economic models, writes Zoe Cohen

02, Feb, 2023 @6:28 PM

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Bank of England raises UK interest rates to 4%
Hike of 0.5 percentage points lifts rates to 14-year high, but BoE says shorter and shallower recession now more likely

Phillip Inman

02, Feb, 2023 @4:51 PM

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Sunak refuses to even utter the word crisis. But how else to describe his first 100 days? | Polly Toynbee
Inertia on the NHS and obstinacy on strikes have left the equivocating PM clinging to a life raft, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

02, Feb, 2023 @4:25 PM

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Britain has missed out on £400bn of growth since 2010, says TUC
Tories blamed for creating economic ‘doom loop’ that fails to recognise negative impact of spending cuts

Phillip Inman

02, Feb, 2023 @8:54 AM

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Truss and Brexit have sunk Britain’s economy – and the right is in deep denial about both | Martin Kettle
The global economy is hardly booming, but the UK is at the bottom of the pile of developed nations for two clear reasons, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

01, Feb, 2023 @3:46 PM

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Liz Truss’s growth agenda still haunting the corridors of Westminster
Conservative Growth Group rises out of ashes of shortest-serving PM’s tenure, but Truss herself is keeping a low profile publicly

Aubrey Allegretti

31, Jan, 2023 @8:08 PM

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Tory MPs urge Hunt to bring forward tax cuts after bleak IMF forecast
Chancellor defiant as pressure mounts with warning from within that party could face end of an era in government

Aubrey Allegretti, Larry Elliott and Kiran Stacey

31, Jan, 2023 @8:07 PM

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