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Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks (£ million)

£ -184 million

2017 JUL

Release date:
22 August 2017

Next release:
21 September 2017
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Public sector finances: July 2017

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  • Public sector net borrowing (excluding public sector banks) increased by £1.9 billion to £22.8 billion in the current financial year-to-date (April 2017 to July 2017), compared with the same period in 2016.
  • The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) forecast that public sector net borrowing (excluding public sector banks) will be £58.3 billion during the financial year ending March 2018.
  • Public sector net borrowing (excluding public sector banks) was in surplus by £0.2 billion in July 2017, the first July surplus since 2002, while borrowing in July 2016 was £0.3 billion.
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