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It looks bad

25 July 2012 By Ian Campbell

A 0.7 pct fall in GDP in the second quarter is much worse than expected. Construction accounts for half the drop. True, the figures exaggerate the pain: the Royal Jubilee, wet weather and Europe were all drags. Even so, the under-fire government may feel compelled to respond.

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