PBR 2007 - LIVE Running commentary
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EARLY DOORS: HM Treasury have announced the Chancellor will now deliver the PBR at the eariler time of 1530 hours.
INTRO: This is a time of increased economic uncertainty in a fragile enivironment. Provided we maintain the course for stability we have set we can respond. Mr Speaker, we will do so by taking no risks to stability. We can take the right long term decisions for our country. We can improve our public services, invest in the highest standards of healthcare and education.
INFLATION: Inflation has risen to 3% but we brought it down and it should be on target for next year and the year after.
NORTHERN ROCK: Full sta...