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UK Convergence Programme 2015-16

This document contains details of the UK’s economic and fiscal situation and forecasts for 2015-16 as required by the European Union.


2015-16 Convergence Programme for the United Kingdom


The content of the 2015-16 Convergence Programme is based on Budget 2016 and Autumn Statement 2015, combined with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s 2016 Economic and fiscal outlook.

The Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union requires all EU member states to annually report on their economies and public finances to the European Commission.

The UK is required to submit a Convergence Programme to the Commission as part of the Stability and Growth Pact.

Published 24 March 2016