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UK plans to issue 156.1 bln stg of gilts, most since 2012/13

LONDON, March 11 (Reuters) - Britain said it plans to issue 156.1 billion pounds ($202 billion) of government bonds in the upcoming 2020/21 financial year, less than forecast by primary dealers but still the most since 2012/13.

A Reuters poll of primary dealers had pointed to a Debt Management Office remit of 166.6 billion pounds for the 2020/21 financial year. ($1 = 0.7724 pounds) (Reporting by Andy Bruce, editing by David Milliken)