Alf is keen to get back to Parliament where he will explain to Craig Foss his fiendish plan for lifting the country’s GDP.
Foss is our Minister of Statistics and the fiendish plan involves expanding the GDP data set.
It can be done by following the Brits, as we learn from this report in The Telegraph.
Britain has overtaken France to become the world’s fifth largest economy, new analysis shows.
A shake-up of the national accounts this summer, which showed the UK’s downturn during the Great Recession was shorter and shallower than previously thought, helped Britain overtake the Gallic economy by a whisker this year.
The Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) said Britain’s acceleration was also boosted by the inclusion of sex and drugs to UK growth.