HC Deb 25 June 1998 vol 314 c609W
18. Dr. Cable

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are his objectives for the level of public debt in the long term. [46166]

Mr. Darling

We will ensure a prudent and stable ratio of public debt to national income. We are now planning on the basis that our debt GDP ratio will be 40 per cent. or lower.

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