Institute of Directors Press Release: Government must retain investor confidence to manage ‘eye-watering’ debt levels

IoD: “At first glance, £1.6 trillion is an eye-wateringly large figure for government debt, equalling 83% of GDP. The good news is that, for the moment, interest on that debt is low, indicating a high degree of market confidence in the UK. The next question is whether that confidence will remain when Article 50 is triggered, and the negotiations for the UK to leave the EU begin.