Twitter backlash: Best of the expert reaction to the dismal UK GDP figures

1 min Read Published: 25 Jul 2012

Economists and financial journalists took to twitter to air their dismay at the news that the UK economy contracted by 0.7% during the period from April to June 2012:

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/AllisterHeath/status/228045070287400962"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/EmDunks/status/228045642109448193"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/CashQuestions/status/228058349856501761"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/Cheryl_Latham/status/228045897311866880"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/JonathanDavisWM/status/228046346450505728"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/Peston/status/228046962576998400"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/bondvigilantes/status/228047502497153024"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/JonPrynn/status/228047546185035776"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/ukmoneyguru/status/228049317196341249"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/FinanceJames/status/228051897033056257"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/BBCStephanie/status/228053070351839232"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/EdConwaySky/status/228112002508263424"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/Peston/status/228054237253337088"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/JonPrynn/status/228060832083345408"]

 

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/ukmoneyguru/status/228077775955820544"]