Government borrowing higher than expected in August

, Government borrowing higher than expected in August, The Evepost BBC News
, Government borrowing higher than expected in August, The Evepost BBC News

High levels of government coronavirus support, combined with less money coming into the exchequer due to the pandemic and a fall in economic output, have pushed government debt up to more than £2.2 trillion, or about 97.6% of GDP – a level not seen since the early 1960s.