Economic growth revised down for 2015 second and third quarters


The UK economy grew less than previously thought for much of 2015 as official figures revealed that growth has been revised down for the second and third quarters.

The latest revisions from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that growth was 0.4% in the three months to the end of September, down from the initial estimate of 0.5%.

Growth was also revised down to 0.5% for the quarter to the end of June, from the 0.7% previously recorded.