COVID DRIVES NATIONAL DEBT TO £2.08 TRILLION - THE HIGHEST SINCE 1960

© Provided by This Is Money MailOnline logo The staggering cost of the coronavirus pandemic has pushed the national debt to its highest level since 1960.Government borrowing hit £214.9billion in the first seven months of the financial year, as the effects of increased spending were intensified by falling tax receipts.The figures, from the Office for National Statistics, came ahead of Ch...