It was claimed on Twitter that the UK’s gross domestic product per person had fallen by “nearly two-thirds” since 1979.
That claim is false, and this article examines why.
A Twitter account asserted:
UK GDP Per Person (2019 Values):
40 years of selling public assets, social housing, private outsourcing later.
The neoliberal era has robbed the UK of nearly 2/3rds of it’s ability to generate income.