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Public finance bulletin December 2002

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

Headline comparisons

  • Central government current receipts are 2.1% up on

    the first 6 months of last year. The Budget 2002 forecast for 2002-03

    implies an increase of 4.1% for the year as a whole.

  • Central government current spending is 8.0% up on

    the first 6 months of last year. The Budget 2002 forecast for 2002-03

    implies an increase of 5.8% for the year as a whole.

  • Public sector next investment is 14.0% up on the

    first 6 months of last year. The Budget 2002 forecast for 2002-03 implies

    an increase of 63.1% for the year as a whole.