This article reviews the impact of the heavy snow in December 2010 and the Royal Wedding bank holiday in April 2011 on related economic time series. It will look at the Production, Construction, Services, Retail Sales and Labour Market series to determine which sectors of the economy were most affected. It does not make any attempt to quantify the overall impact of these two events on economic growth, in line with the ONS Special Events policy.
Source agency: Office for National Statistics
Designation: Supporting material
Alternative title: Impact of the Royal Wedding and heavy snow on economic time series