Borrowing (Public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks) in October 2018 was £8.8 billion, £1.6 billion more than in October 2017; this was the highest October borrowing for three years (since 2015).
Borrowing in the current financial year-to-date (YTD) was £26.7 billion: £11.2 billion less than in the same period in 2017; the lowest year-to-date for 13 years (since 2005).
On 29 October 2018, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) revised their official forecast of borrowing for the financial year ending (FYE) March 2019 down by £11.6 billion to £25.5 billion.
Large events that impact on the current public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks (PSNB ex) and public sector net debt excluding public sector banks (PSND ex) from the period May 2000 onwards. Impacts are shown for the components of public sector net borrowing, net cash requirement and net debt.
The UK's report to the European Commission under the Maastricht Treaty showing the actual and planned deficit (net borrowing) and gross debt (all financial liabilities) of central and local government.