Treasury blames falling GDP on end of Covid mass testing

In an pressing query, shadow treasury minister Pat McFadden requested financial secretary John Glen for an announcement on the figures launched by the Workplace for Nationwide Statistics which have proven a lower within the UK’s GDP.

Glen referred to Coronavirus and the struggle in Ukraine as a “excellent storm” however recognized the “wind down of nationwide Covid testing” as “dragging on UK GDP information”.

McFadden rejected this reasoning, telling the Home of Commons that this was an extra consequence of “Boris Johnson’s backlog Britain”.