We’ve updated our annual chart on central government finances per person in time for this afternoon’s UK Budget speech.
This morning, the Scottish Government released their annual report on their finances covering the period up to 2013/14.
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.
UK public sector finances were released yesterday, showing that the deficit so far this financial year is higher than last year.
Government financial statistics were released at the end of last week, showing that public sector net borrowing was higher in the first third of the financial year than in any other since 2010.
This afternoon, the Chancellor will present the UK Budget for the coming year.