Moscow. November 20. The UK’s budget deficit in October 2015 was the strongest for that month since 2009 – 8.2 billion pounds ($12.5 billion), compared with 7.1 billion pounds a year earlier, announced on Friday the office for National statistics (ONS) of the country.
According to the Agency Blooomberg, the deficit will increase significantly undermined the position of British Finance Minister George Osborne, who next Wednesday will act in Parliament with the report on the budget for next year.
Economists polled by Bloomberg, expected to reduce the deficit in October to 6 billion pounds.
Revenue in the UK budget last month has decreased on 1,8% in annual terms, while expenditures grew by 3.1%.
In the spring, the Finance Ministry has improved the forecast for the budget deficit in 2015-2016 fingado ending 31 March 2016, from 75.3 billion to £ 69.5 bn (3.7% of GDP).