The economy

'GDP back to pre-pandemic level by the end of 2021'

Better than expected growth to oversee economic recovery.

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Price rises dip slightly in September

The CPIH rate of inflation fell 0.1% last month.

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Economy inches towards recovery in August

Economy grows by 0.4% in August after -0.1% slump in July.

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IFS: Chancellor may lower spending plans in the Autumn Budget

Spending may be cut to achieve the Chancellor's budget surplus.

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Borrowing between April and August less than expected

Monthly borrowing remains above pre-pandemic levels.

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Inflation rises in August to 3.2%

End to pandemic-related subsidisation pushes up food prices.

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Economic recovery stalls in July

GDP grows by 0.1% in July 2021.

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EVs could 'create £30bn tax hole'

Calls for new road pricing system to replace fuel duty.

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Government borrowing shrinks in July 2021

Borrowing is second highest on record for that month.

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Inflation slows more sharply than forecast

Year to July 2021 inflation rate hovers above 2% target.

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