While UK Prime Minister David Cameron and his chancellor George Osborne claim their austerity policies are making the UK economy stronger, a devastating report by the World Economic Forum argues otherwise.

In fact, parts of the UK economy are now performing worse than Haiti and Zimbabwe.

The World Economic Forum releases it’s Global Competitiveness Survey every year, a major report that is read and referenced by decision makers in politics and business the world over. This year, the UK slipped from 9th to 10th overall, out of the 140 countries studied.

But if Cameron and Osborne are saying the UK economy is not only in recovery, but the fastest growing economy in the developed world, how can we be slipping down the league tables?

Source: UK economy ranked below Zimbabwe by World Economic Forum, thanks Cameron | Scriptonite Daily

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