Coalition 'struggling on deficit'

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Britain's beleaguered public sector finances showed little sign of improvement in May as economists said the Coalition appeared to be struggling to meet its target for bringing down the deficit.

Borrowing rose to a higher-than-expected £13.3 billion though it edged down by £200 million, or 1.5%, on an underlying basis.