The data presented in this bulletin presents the latest fiscal position of the UK public sector as at 31 August 2016 and so includes the two months of post-EU referendum (23 June 2016) data. However, estimates for the latest period always contain a substantial forecast element and so any post-referendum impact may not become clear for some time.
Public sector net borrowing (excluding public sector banks) decreased by £4.9 billion to £33.8 billion in the current financial year-to-date (April to August 2016), compared with the same period in 2015.
Public sector net borrowing (excluding public sector banks) decreased by £0.9 billion to £10.5 billion in August 2016, compared with August 2015.
The UK's report to the European Commission under the Maastricht Treaty showing the actual and planned deficit (net borrowing) and gross debt (all financial liabilities) of central and local government.
This article presents a brief summary of the main developments that we are working on over the next few years to provide a solid information base for regional and local decision-making in this new era of devolved policy-making.
This article informs users of the planned scope and content of the 'UK National Accounts: The Blue Book: 2017 edition', and ‘UK Balance of Payments: The Pink Book: 2017 edition’, due to be published on 31 October 2017.