Pantheon Macroeconomics - December's public finance figures suggest that borrowing is on track to come in a bit below the forecasts set out in the Autumn Statement in November. But we caution against expecting the Chancellor to unveil a material reduction in the scale of the fiscal consolidation set to hit the economy in his Budget on 8th March.

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25 January 2017 The Fiscal Plans Won't Be Softened, Despite December's Better Figures

By Samuel Tombs

December's public finance figures suggest that borrowing is on track to come in a bit below the forecasts set out in the Autumn Statement in November. But we caution against expecting the Chancellor to unveil a material reduction in the scale of the fiscal consolidation set to hit the economy in his Budget on 8th March.

Posted: 24th Jan 2017 in 'U.K. Documents'

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