Britain's debt at £1068.8 billion

Figures from the Office for National Statistics show:

  • Debt is currently £1068.8bn
  • 67.9% of Britain's GDP

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Public borrowing rises

Public sector net borrowing has risen by more than expected, by £2.7 billion to £8.6 billion in October. And public sector net debt has now passed the trillion mark; it now stands at £1.1 trillion