11 Nov 2021

Toys shortage fears ahead of Christmas

Economics Correspondent

Could many of the must-have Christmas toys this year be out of stock before 25 December?

That’s the worry of toy retailers facing serious supply chain issues exacerbated by both Brexit and the pandemic.

The chancellor said the UK economy is facing global pressures as the world tries to return to normal.

Latest UK growth figures show output grew by just 1.3 per cent in the last quarter.