The UK has fallen into its worst recession on file resulting from the coronavirus lockdown, contracting by extra than 20% between April and June 2020. It’s the worst poke of any distinguished global economy.
The recession – outlined by six months in a row of falling output – is the first for the reason that 2008 monetary fracture. The Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the figures confirmed that onerous conditions were here and heaps extra of us were anticipated to lose their jobs.
Sophie Raworth gifts BBC Data at Ten reporting by economics editor Faisal Islam and industry correspondent Emma Simpson.
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