This is how much the British government is borrowing every day in order to prop up the useless public sector, that is, half a billion pounds a day.
This borrowing is set to continue indefinitely.
Although there is 'talk' of starting to reduce this borrowing rate in three years time, this 'talk' is based on projected UK economy growth figures which are based in La-La land, especially as the British government (whatever colour jumper it is wearing this week, to fool the proles that actually they have a say in government) is about to institute further tax rises which will further depress the fragile economy.
We need massive cuts in government spending, in the order of £200 billion pounds a year, and we need them now. We need to cut government consumption massively, and we need to put what resources we have left into production to produce our way out of this mess.
Consuming your way out of depression is a fantasy for lunatics. And Keynesians.
Anything less than drastic cuts in government spending, as outlined above, is a waste of time. The British government may as well just keep spending, until the markets correct it anyway.
Look at what we'll get for tomorrow's half a billion: