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Public sector borrowing totalled £14.0 billion in June 2011

This is the headline on the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) website, which you will note doesn’t have quite the same spin as the Government’s. PSNB of £14.0 billion is £0.3 billion higher – that’s right, more borrowing than in … Continue reading

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Stephen Gilbert on ‘understanding’ the deficit

I’ve been reading Stephen’s Westminster View column in the Cornish Guardian over the last couple of weeks about the budget, and then about what the deficit is.  I can’t help feeling that I’m being talked to like a small child … Continue reading

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