UK Government debt and deficit as reported to the European Commission: Jan to Mar 2016

Released: 15 July 2016 9:30am
Next release: 20 October 2016


Estimates of government deficit and debt data tables, given to the European Commission in accordance with the Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP), annexed to the Maastricht Treaty.


  • UK government debt and deficit: March 2016

    Quarterly estimates of UK government deficit and debt, given to the European Commission under the excessive deficit procedure protocol, as part of the Maastricht Treaty.


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National Statistics

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