Facts & figures: Public sector net borrowing in the U.K.
July's numbers on net borrowing within the public sector in the U.K. are out. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that Britain's public sector had a net borrowing surplus of 0.76 billion pounds in July 2017. This number is higher than the 0.27 billion pounds surplus measured a year ago in July, and exceeding the expectations within the financial community of 0.2 billion pounds.
If we leave out banks, the surplus is 0.2 bill...Read More