Government borrowing fell last month according to official figures from the Office of National Statistics.
Public sector borrowing fell to £12.8 billion, compared with £13.5 billion from the same month last year. It is the lowest level of borrowing for a September since 2008.
The improvement was partly driven by a 4.5% fall in central government net investment to £2.4 billion.
More top news
South Africa's ruling ANC party, the party of Nelson Mandela, has never been so divided nor mired in scandal.
An icy start to Sunday followed by rain for many
A GoFundMe page was set up by the children's uncle to raise £15,000 for their funerals.