Chart of the day: GDP lower than at the election

New Statesman

Today's disastrous GDP figures mean that the economy is now smaller than it was in the second quarter of 2010, when the coalition took over.

For more, see David Blanchflower on how these figures are a final nail in the coffin of Osborne's credibility, Tony Dolphin on how to reverse the trend, George Eaton on the political ramifications of the collapse, and myself on why a pigeon would be a better chancellor.