Pantheon Macroeconomics - By any yardstick, progress in reducing public sector borrowing so far this fiscal year has been poor. While the borrowing trend should improve in the final four months of this year--including December's figures, published Friday--the Chancellor has only a slim chance of meeting the forecasts set out in the Autumn Statement.

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21 Jan. 2016 Could the Chancellor Still Reduce Borrowing This Year as Planned?

By Samuel Tombs

By any yardstick, progress in reducing public sector borrowing so far this fiscal year has been poor. While the borrowing trend should improve in the final four months of this year--including December's figures, published Friday--the Chancellor has only a slim chance of meeting the forecasts set out in the Autumn Statement.

Posted: 21st Jan 2016 in 'U.K. Documents'

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