Public sector debt now stands at 66 percent of GDP - it is more and more likely that Chancellor George Osborne will ditch the target of debt moving down by 2015.
Government borrowing has been revised down for April - July, but mainly down to a big fall in local council borrowing, central government borrowing was up £200m.
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