Economic recovery' is not all it's made out to be

The UK economy is bigger, but it has taken a record time to recover.

10th August, 2014
The future of the North's property market is now in the hands of a capitalist organisation that owes its allegiance to its US owners.

Last week, the UK said goodbye to the crash as its economy officially grew bigger than the pre-crisis peak. Prime Minister David Cameron hailed a “major milestone”.

It’s undoubtedly good news. But how good? Poke the figures and a less rosy picture emerges. In absolute terms, the economy is bigger, but it has taken a record time to recover. Not since the South Sea Bubble more than 300 years ago has the British...

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