UK economy is FINALLY bigger than before the pandemic after growing by 0.9% in November with Rishi Sunak hailing ‘grit of the British people’ – but the surge was BEFORE Omicron restrictions were imposed
Rishi Sunak today hailed the ‘grit of the British people’ after the economy finally clawed back ground lost due to the pandemic.
Official figures show GDP grew by 0.9 per cent in November, meaning that the level is now higher than in February 2020.
The Chancellor said it was ‘amazing’ news and appealed for people to get booster jabs to keep the recovery on track.
However, the picture is thought to have worsened since November due to the emergence of the Omicron wave and the government imposing ‘Plan B’ restrictions including masks, work from home advice and masks in some settings.
Official figures show GDP grew by 0.9 per…