ERC Chart of Week – UK Public Sector Finances

UK Public Sector Finances Summary: Government finance figures were released at the end of last week, and they suggested that the government deficit in 2014/15 may end up higher than it was during 2013/14 – and the sixth highest in the last twenty years.     What does the chart show? The black line, measured […]

ERC – Chart of the Week – Public Sector Finances

Summary: Public sector finance figures were released at the end of last week, showing that net borrowing had decreased in the financial year 2012/13. We take a look back at the past forty years of public finances.   What does the chart show? The black line, measured against the left hand side, shows the total […]