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'Many families and businesses are experiencing hardship,' says Rishi Sunak as economy shrinks 9.9pc

Telegraph, 12 Feb 2021
Britain is set to avoid a double-dip recession despite shrinking by almost a tenth last year in the worst annual plunge in GDP in three centuries, official figures have revealed.

"Today's figures show that last year our economy experienced a significant shock, and whilst there were some signs of resilience over winter, you know what's clear is right now many families and businesses are experiencing hardship," said Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

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