The latest public sector finances were released this morning, so we decided to update our chart from this time last year showing historical UK government debt going back to 1855 (this time in 2013 prices).
Data released today show that UK employment continued to increase, with the unemployment rate down to 6.9%.
This morning, official trade statistics were released for 2013, which included details on the top import and export markets for the UK, and what commodities are traded.
With spring in the air, we should be seeing economies improve, albeit at different rates. It is certainly likely that those in work and businesses will put the foot on the accelerator.....