Family debt up 10% a year
08 October 2018
ONS data shows households borrowed £8.17bn in August, 10% more than in the same month last year. The figures cover credit and store cards, personal loans and car finance. An extra £4.4bn was added to credit cards in August, a 9% increase on the same month in 2017, and vehicle rose by 14% to £2.5bn.