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Hospitality sector accounted for a third of the UK’s GDP loss in April

Analysis by UKHospitality has found that, with revenues falling by 90%, the hospitality sector accounts for 32.7% of the UK’s lost GDP in April. This highlights both the significance of the sector to the economy and the severity of the lockdown measures on an industry reliant on footfall and social interaction.  The sector is calling for clarity on reopening dates and, as reported previously in this section, for a revision of the two-metre distancing rule.

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