Manufacturing takes hit
Economy growing more slowly, says ONS
The figure from the Office for National Statistis, reveals the 13th consecutive of growth, but it compares to 0.6% in the fourth quarter and meant the UK grew on an annual basis by 2.1%.
Construction output dropped 0.9%, while industry declined by 0.4%. The service sector grew by 0.6%.
The European referendum and a slowdown in the oil industry were among the contributory factors to the slowdown.