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The IMF's comments show that it is digressing from its earlier prediction that the bank would change its interest rates in 2017 or 2018.
But he needs to concentrate fully on the main issues, such as education and the health service, instead of digressing on to secondary subjects such as knighthoods for footballers or alcohol in football grounds.
Actually, and I know I'm digressing here somewhat, my run up to Christmas has already started.