Public Sector Finances
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Frequency of release: Biannually
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: UK and GB
The UK made part of its EU GNI based contribution (£477 million) in January 2014, and the data in this statistical bulletin was published on that basis. Eurostat recently provided guidance that all member states contributions for the most recent year should be recorded in the calendar year 2013. The Maastricht Supplementary Data Tables, Q4 2013 published on the 22nd April 2014 reflect the Eurostat guidance.
Contains estimates of government deficit and debt data submitted biannually to the European Commission for the Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) in accordance with the Maastricht Treaty.
These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.