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He said the alternative to OBR is for the government to bail out banks with taxpayers' money-which comes with potentially enormous fiscal costs-or to close the failing bank, which comes with large economic costs.
The lower borrowing bill came as the OBR lifted its estimate for gross domestic product (GDP) growth this year to 0.8 per cent, from 0.7 per cent in November, and cut its prediction in 2013 from 2.1 per cent to 2 per cent.
"The OBR operates entirely independently of government and is free to publish its assessments of the economic outlook at a time of its choosing."
The OBR's stress test assumes a temporary recognition of standards and tariffs, before the UK reverts to EU "most favoured nation" tariffs.
In the executive summary, the OBR said: "Heightened uncertainty and declining confidence deter investment, while higher trade barriers with the EU weigh on exports."
He attributed most causes of road crashes to human errors, including drunkenness and use of narcotic substances, and commended the OBR for the achievements chalked so far on road safety education in the country.
As it has done in the past, OBR said that it was basing its forecasts without any idea of the outcome of the Brexit negotiations, and is assuming a "relatively smooth exit from the EU next year".
We last heard from the OBR about the outlook less than four months ago.
Even achieving balance by 2027/28 would require per capita cuts in spending on services to continue to fall every year in real terms, said the OBR.
The OBR expects Mr Hammond to hit his target of reducing the structural deficit below 2pc in 2020/21 with PS15.4bn to spare, but a Treasury spokesman later said the Chancellor is unlikely to use that amount as headroom.
At stake is the OBR's judgment that the UK economy can only grow 1.5 per cent a year without running into trouble.
THE OBR forecast of growth and productivity is down.