Ed Balls: 'Osborne ignored our warning'
25 April 2012 Last updated at 12:03 BST
The UK has fallen back into recession after the economy shrank for the second quarter in a row between January and March.
A sharp fall in construction output was behind the surprise 0.2% contraction, the Office for National Statistics said.
The shadow chancellor, Ed Balls, told the BBC that George Osborne had "ignored our warnings" and that "this recession was made in Downing Street".