The prime minister made growing the economy one of his five pledges to voters.
The UK economy could already be in recession, despite the PM's vow to grow it.
The prime minister has already been criticised for wrongly claiming that national debt is falling.
The prime minister has made growing the economy one of his five promises to voters.
The findings are more bad news for Rishi Sunak and Jeremy Hunt.
The contraction is worse than experts had predicted.
Official figures confirmed NHS waiting lists are going up while the economy is shrinking.
The chancellor warned of "extremely difficult decisions" to restore confidence and economic stability.
Pensions secretary Therese Coffey said it was “insulting” to suggest her colleagues were not taking the crisis seriously.
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