Lancashire in good shape for future

Optimistic: Edwin Booth, right, with Lord Heseltine at the recent City Deal launch

Optimistic: Edwin Booth, right, with Lord Heseltine at the recent City Deal launch

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The future looks bright for Lancashire businesses as latest figures show that the UK economy is now stronger than pre-recession levels.

That was the verdict from business leaders today after it was revealed that our GDP grew by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter of 2014.

This means that the UK economy is now 0.2 per cent above its pre-crisis peak in 2008, after the recession shrank the economy by 7.2 per cent.

 

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