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Keeping calm, carrying on: As elections loom, what's at stake for the UK economy?

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PEOPLE & PROFIT 20191205 FRANCE 24

Britons are preparing for their third election in four years, in an effort to break the Brexit impasse in parliament. While the pending exit from the EU has cast a shadow over the campaign trail, alarm bells are sounding about the state of the British economy. Business investment and GDP growth are slow, despite a robust labour market and healthy consumer spending. In this week's special show, Simon French, chief economist at Panmure Gordon, breaks down the Brexit effect and the parties' campaign pledges.

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