While disappointing, it does not fundamentally change the picture that economic activity held up well in the third quarter after robust growth in the second quarter.
PHILIP SHAW | INVESTEC
Well the broad picture remains the same, which is that GDP growth was impressively robust over the second quarter and third quarter of the year.
VICKY REDWOOD | CAPITAL ECONOMICS
The raft of UK data do little to improve the prospects for the economy next year, although the detail contained both encouraging and worrying aspects.