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Government Debt

government debt

see NATIONAL DEBT.
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A JUMP in Government borrowing will pile pressure on George Osborne to cut spending even more next week, experts warned.
Bahrain: MPs yesterday voted to limit government borrowing despite warnings that it would result in dramatic cutbacks in public spending.
The Government has instructed the Ministry of Finance to restructure arrears on Government borrowing of the Power Plants JSC on the basis of the certificate of verification of mutual settlements, through capitalization of principal, interest and penalties, previously accrued but not settled as at the date of the signing of the present regulation.
FOLLOWING on from the unexpected boost of an improvement last month, Government borrowing figures for August announced on Wednesday are set to be much higher.
ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2010 (Frontier Star): Governor State bank of Pakistan (SBP) Shahid Hassan Kardar on Saturday said that decrease in the government borrowing was vital to control inflation as well as for the stabilization of the rupee in open market.
But Dominique Strauss-Kahn argued that more Government borrowing was the lesser of two evils during the economic downturn.
The meeting was called after figures released this week showed a rise in unemployment and higher Government borrowing.
Labour's shadow chief secretary to the Treasury, Angela Eagle, said: "While the Conservative-led Government's deep cuts and tax rises have now kicked in, these disap-pointing figures show that Government borrowing was higher last month than a year ago.
He said his "keep Britain working" plan would be funded from lower spending on unemployment benefit - and would not increase already sky-high Government borrowing.
It also forecast Government borrowing would rise to pounds 28.
That is the extra Government borrowing needed over the next five years, in the wake of a worldwide slump.

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