Recession

  1. Episode 3

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    Video caption: An in-depth analysis of the UK's decade of austerity.

    As Covid-19 sends the UK into its deepest ever recession, Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, asks whether lessons can learned from 10 years of austerity.

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    Video caption: The 1980s 'super recession': When unemployment topped 3m - and kept rising

    As the UK copes with being in a recession, how does it compare with the recession in the 1980s?

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    Video caption: UK recession: Labour wants 'targeted financial backing'

    The UK has not seen “a big enough bounce back and we really need one” says the shadow chancellor about Tuesday’s economic figures.