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Public finance bulletin June 2003

Robert Chote, Carl Emmerson and Christine Frayne
Public finance press release

Headline comparisons

  • Central government current receipts are 6.3% up on

    the first 2 months of last year. The Budget 2003 forecast for 2003-04

    implies an increase of 7.0% for the year as a whole.

  • Central government current spending is 5.4% up on

    the first 2 months of last year. The Budget 2003 forecast for 2003-04

    implies an increase of 6.1% for the year as a whole.

  • Public sector next investment is 175.8% up on the

    first 2 months of last year. The Budget 2003 forecast for 2003-04 implies

    an increase of 64.3% for the year as a whole.