Shock? Really? Didn't see it coming?
You mean the economists and the Tory Govt. got it a bit wrong?
Now there's renewed fears of a double-dip recession? What? After they were all poo-poohing that it couldn't happen, not now the deep austerity measures were here to save us all? Well golly-gosh.
Shock as UK economy shrank by 0.5% at end of 2010 | Business | guardian.co.uk
Big Freeze blamed as economy SHRINKS 0.5%, reviving fears of double dip recession Daily Mail.