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UK Convergence Programme 2016-17

This document contains details of the UK’s economic and fiscal situation and forecasts for 2016-17 as required by the European Union.


UK Convergence Programme 2016-17


The content of the 2016-17 Convergence Programme is based on Spring Budget 2017 and Autumn Statement 2016, combined with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s 2017 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 27 April 2017