published by the OECD. It shows their estimate of the fiscal deficit each of their members will clock up this year (as a percentage of GDP). And as we can see, we are at the very bottom of the league.
THE VERY WORST GOVERNMENT DEFICIT IN THE DEVELOPED WORLD.
You should remember this chart next time you hear Brown/Darling or one of their media apologists telling us we are helpless victims of an international problem. The reality is that we are worse placed than anyone else - including basket cases like Ireland and Iceland.
Once again, Labour have flown our public finances into the mountainside.