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Why government borrowing has fallen

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
Why government borrowing has fallen

In next week’s spring statement Chancellor Philip Hammond will make much of the fact that public sector net borrowing has fallen to its lowest level since 2000-01, at around 1.2 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP). What he probably won’t say is why this has happened.

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