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UK 'still a manufacturing nation', says ONS

Perceptions that manufacturing is disappearing from the UK are wide of the mark, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Despite the number of workers employed falling significantly since the late 1970s, total manufacturing output is now actually slightly higher, the ONS said. "It has declined in relative size, though, as other sectors ...
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