The British public is split over whether a rise in interest rates would have an impact on their personal financial situation.
Of those questioned for the latest ITV News Index carried out by ComRes, 30% felt it would have a positive impact, compared to 31% who said it would be negative:
- Very positive -7%
- Fairly positive - 23%
- No impact - 27%
- Fairly negative - 20%
- Very negative - 11%
- Don't know - 12%
David Cameron says his economic plan is "on track" despite a Bank of England admission that interest rates could rise sooner than expected.
Today's growth forecast may seem to be good news for the Coalition, but the increasing cost of living could cause problems at the polls.
Most borrowers are not economists. Deciding whether they can afford to borrow has just become more difficult.