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Tory MP challenged on UK growth claim

Tory MP challenged on UK growth claim

Ms Ford, who is MP for Chelmsford claimed the UK had better economic growth than the US and Canada.

Vicky Ford, Conservative MP for Chelmsford has claimed the UK had better economic growth since Covid-19 than countries including the United States and Canada.

Ms Ford was speaking on the BBC's Politics Live programme when she made the claim, which presenter Jo Coburn then challenged.

Coburn referred to a chart that reflected Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) statistics, that showed the UK's economic growth stood at -0.4%, compared with 4.2% for the US and 2.1% for Canada.


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