Fears of construction companies


The UK economy has returned to recession, after shrinking by 0.2% in the first three months of 2012.

A sharp fall in construction output was behind the surprise contraction, the Office for National Statistics said.

Raymond Moan owns Quality Timber Frame, a construction firm based in Northern Ireland.

He told the BBC at least three building firms go under per week in his region of South Armargh.

He said: "If we go the way of the South we'll be on our knees".

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