UK factories see strongest growth for four years

Britain’s factories are thriving with growth the highest it has been for years.

The IHS Markit/CIPS manufacturing purchasing managers’ index has seen the industry with a reading of 58.2, the highest since August 2013.

A weaker pound has made UK-manufactured products a more attractive proposition for those how want to buy from overseas.

British factories are on a hiring spree to keep up with demand, providing more jobs.

This is the latest in a long line of incredibly strong figures for British factories, with companies now seeing their biggest number of new orders since 1988.

Factory output has also grown at its fastest rate since 1995.

More good news the Remoaners will ignore…