UK government borrowing grows in October

UK government borrowing grows in October
 

UK public sector borrowing rose to £8.0bn in October, official figures show, up £500m from a year earlier.
The deficit, which excludes state-run banks, was bigger than economists had predicted.
Increased debt costs, linked to the UK's higher inflation since the Brexit vote, were a factor in the shortfall.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said borrowing for the financial year to date has reached £38.5bn, down £4.1bn from the same period last year.
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21 November 2017 in Business, Views: 41
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