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Public sector finances, UK: December 2020

Released: 22 January 2021 7:00am
Next release: 19 February 2021

Summary

A presentational framework for the headline measures of Public Sector Finance Statistics (net borrowing net cash requirement and net debt) is explained in this release. This includes the reasons for changes in net borrowing (deficit) and debt.

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National Statistics

These statistics have been given National Statistics status by the Office for Statistics Regulation. They have been produced by following the standards set out in the Code of Practice for Statistics. They meet the highest standards of trustworthiness, quality and public value.

This means that they:

  • meet identified user needs
  • are well explained and easily accessible
  • are produced based on appropriate data and methods
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest