India: debt

This graph indicates the level of central government dept as a percentage of GDP. From 1996, where the debt was 46.26 per cent, we see the level peak in 2002 at 63.52 per cent. We then see a continuous decline on a yearly basis, until it reaches 53.05 per cent in 2009.

Central government debt, total (% of GDP), India from Timetric

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The NS Podcast #150: Englishness, X-men and Equality

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This week, Helen and Stephen try their best not to talk about the EU. Instead they turn to Boris Johnson’s media strategy, MP’s expenses, and Labour and the idea of Englishness. They go down-the-line to the Lobby with George Eaton. Then Henry Zeffman joins to discuss the politics of the new X-men movie. You also ask us: what does the future hold for the Women’s Equality Party? (Helen Lewis, Stephen Bush, George Eaton, Henry Zeffman)

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