May's ‘botched handling’ of Brexit blamed for Britain's economic slump

PM Theresa May’s botched handling of Brexit was blamed today for a slump in Britain’s economy.

A decline in manufacturing and car sales has led to the economy continuing to lose momentum in the three months to November, data from the Office of National Statistics showed.

GDP fell to 0.3 per cent in that quarter — the lowest for six months — from growth of 0.4 per cent in the previous three months up to October.

In November alone, factory output fell 0.4 per cent,...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-01-11 19:38
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