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Commenting on today’s (Monday) GDP figures – which show four-quarter economic growth at its slowest rate since 2010 – TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:

Commenting on today’s (Monday) GDP figures – which show four-quarter economic growth at its slowest rate since 2010 – TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:   

“A decade of cuts and under-investment has slammed the handbrake on economic growth. 

“When Britain needed rebuilding after the crash the Conservatives opted for austerity and tax breaks for big business. 

“Working families paid the price for these political choices. They deserve better.” 

Editors note

- The Trades Union Congress (TUC) exists to make the working world a better place for everyone. We bring together more than 5.6 million working people who make up our 48 member unions. We support unions to grow and thrive, and we stand up for everyone who works for a living.