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Cameron: 'Chancellor over optimistic'

Conservative leader David Cameron has said the latest GDP figures showed the government had an "over optimistic" view of the state of the UK economy.

The UK economy shrank 1.9% in the first three months of 2009, according to gross domestic product data from the Office for National Statistics.


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