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Debts

Volume 459: debated on Tuesday 1 May 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what measures he introduced in the 2007 Budget to reduce public debt. (134553)

The Budget forecast for public sector net debt incorporates the impact of all the Budget measures. Public sector net debt is projected to be low and stable over the projection period, stabilising below 39 per cent. below the 40 per cent. ceiling set out in the sustainable investment rule.