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Osborne's dream of British 'makers' kept at bay by strong pound

Manufacturing lagging the broader economy, barely growing in the past four years
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 05:50

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BIGGEST BUGBEAR: Mr Osborne says productivity is the 'challenge of our time' and would be a priority for the government.

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GEORGE Osborne's plan to steer Britain's recovery away from domestic consumer spending is being thwarted at every turn.

First hampered by recession in the euro area, the UK's biggest market, manufacturers are now up against the pound at a seven- year-high, while Greece's

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