|Ross Walker, Senior UK Economist at RBS|
- Growth accelerates to 2.7 per cent from 1.4 per cent in 2013
- Unemployment falls to 7.2 per cent from 7.7 per cent (reaching 7 per cent by early 2015)
- Fiscal deficit at GBP105 billion (6.4 per cent of GDP) in 2013-14 and GBP90 billion in 2014-15
- Current account deficit narrows to 3.4 per cent of GDP from 3.8 per cent
- National debt hits 82 per cent of GDP from 79 per cent in 2013
- BoE bank rate on hold at 0.5 per cent (first rise in Q3 2015
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