Energy support, debt interest help to swell UK borrowing Britain's government borrowed more last month than in any December since monthly records began 30 years ago, reflecting the huge cost of energy support, soaring debt interest linked to rising inflation.
Energy support sends UK government borrowing to December record
Spending exceeds receipts by £27.4bn, as higher interest payments also contribute to deficit
UK borrowing pushed to new record amid energy crisis and debt bill
British government borrowing shot up to a December record on the back of a climbing debt interest bill and the cost of energy subsidies for households and busin
Energy support and soaring debt interest sends public borrowing to new record
The Office for National Statistics said government borrowing hit £27.4 billion last month.
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Energy bill help pushes UK borrowing to new record
Government borrowing hit the highest level for a December since records began in 1993.