The UK economy grew by just 0.1% in July as the last COVID-19 restrictions were lifted in England.
It was the economy’s sixth consecutive month of growth, but the increase was much lower than in the previous month, which saw 1% growth.
Arts, entertainment and recreation activities helped the rise, but the “pingdemic” kept many workers at home.
The UK economy is still 2.1% below its pre-pandemic peak, according to the Office for National Statistics.
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