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Rising UK borrowing leaves no room for pre-election sweeteners

21/10 13:47 CET

Rising UK borrowing leaves no room for pre-election sweeteners

By David Milliken and Li-mei Hoang LONDON (Reuters) - British government borrowing rose more than 10 percent in the first half of the financial year, giving Chancellor George Osborne little scope to offer sweeteners to voters before a parliamentary election in May. Osborne said in March he would aim to reduce the budget deficit by more than 10 percent over the following 12 months, helped by Britain's…

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