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UK economy slowed more than thought in Q1

Rising inflation boosted by last year's Brexit vote has taken a toll on household spending

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The Office for National Statistics says after adjusting for inflation, household spending in the first quarter of 2017 rose by just 0.3 per cent, its smallest amount since the final three months of 2014.

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BRITAIN'S economy slowed more than previously thought in the first three months of 2017 as rising inflation boosted by last year's Brexit vote took a toll on household spending, official figures showed on Thursday.

Just two weeks before Britons go to the polls in an early

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