UK economic growth slowest since 2012 | ITV News

There was further worrying evidence today of how Brexit uncertainty is damaging the UK economy.

Official figures showed a sharp slowdown during the final quarter of last year — recording the weakest growth since 2009.

Business investment has almost dried up, and in December every single sector contracted.

Despite the alarming signs, the Chancellor remained upbeat — telling ITV News the economy remained “remarkably resilient”.

He did though concede the next few weeks were “crucial”.

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