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BUDGET 2007: UK economy growing fastest out of G7 economies

In his opening statement for his 11th Budget, the chancellor Gordon Brown says the UK economy is growing faster than any other G7 economy.

Joking, Brown thanked his “comrades in the civil service that have helped him in the past.

He says that since 1997 inflation has averaged 1.5%, the best inflation performance he says in a century.

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