UK debt

06 Dec, 2012

Chancellor's 'mini-budget' puts squeeze on welfare benefits and raids higher earners' pensions

George Osborne holding a pound
13 Jun, 2012

If the Bank wrote off its government bonds, UK debt would instantly fall by a third - and nobody would lose out

24 May, 2011

Business digest: Total government debt now stands at £910bn

George Osborne announces emergency budget
10 Mar, 2011

Business digest: UK austerity plans have restored market confidence, says debt head