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Cameron: 'Chancellor over optimistic'

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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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