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Today’s dreadful GDP data

25 Jul 2012, by in Economics

You can read TUC reaction to today’s appalling GDP figures across the blogosphere. Our Deputy General Secretary Frances O’Grady has a post up at the Guardian, and on the Guardian’s Comment is Free blog Duncan Weldon reflects on the comparisons between the rhetoric of the current Government and those who were in power in the depression of the 30s. Richard Exell’s chart starkly illustrates how poor our economic performance has been over the last few years, and I have a short post over at Public Finance.

2 Responses to Today’s dreadful GDP data

  1. The growing calls for stimulus | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC
    Jul 27th 2012, 10:21 am

    […] After this week’s disastrous GDP figures there have been more calls for the Chancellor to change course and start to stimulate the economy. That’s maybe not a surprise; many of us have been making this call for the past two years. More interesting is the source of today’s interventions. […]

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    Jul 27th 2012, 3:27 pm

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