Government's Fiscal Rules

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 5th June 2008.

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Photo of Peter Viggers Peter Viggers Conservative, Gosport 10:30 am, 5th June 2008

The Prime Minister has criticised banks and other institutions for carrying assets and liabilities off balance sheet, thus giving a misleading impression of their financial health. Does it matter that if the Government included their own off-balance-sheet liabilities, such as Northern Rock and private finance initiatives, they would be carried way through the fiscal rules?

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