Press release

Press briefing: afternoon 2 December 2014

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Prime Minister's Official Spokesperson answered questions about the deficit.

Deficit

When asked about the deficit, the Prime Minister’s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said the government was continuing to make difficult decisions but it was right to stick to the long term economic plan. He referred to the Treasury’s documentation on spending reductions as set out in the March Budget.