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This Library Note provides background reading for the debate to be held on 21 June on 'The Importance of the Government’s Growth Strategy for the UK Economy'. Sections 1 to 5 provide an overview of the Government’s published plan for growth and the main policies and announcements made to date. Section 6 outlines the Office for Budget Responsibility’s latest economic forecasts. Section 7 summarises recent reaction and comment on the UK’s economy, prospects for growth and policies to achieve growth, expressed by a range of observers and organisations. Section 8 outlines the results of business confidence and consumer surveys. The Note concludes with a summary of the Governor of the Bank of England’s and Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Mansion House speeches.


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