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Release: EU Government Deficit and Debt returns , March 2014

Released: 03 April 2014 (Latest) Next edition: 17 October 2014


Gareth Clancy

Public Sector Finances

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455889 Twitter: @garethjclancy

Categories: Economy, Government Receipts and Expenditure, Public Sector Finance, General Government Debt and Deficit

Frequency of release: Biannually

Language: English

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.

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