Office for National Statistics showed GDP bounced back after falling 0.2 percent in December when the Omicron variant was dominant.
ONS director of economic statistics Darren Morgan said despite supply chain issues persisting in “certain sectors”, output in both construction and manufacturing grew for the third month running.
He added: “All sectors grew in January with some industries that were hit particularly hard in December now performing well, including wholesaling, retailing, restaurants and takeaways. Computer programming and film and television production also had a good start to the year.”
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