This isn't something which Sir Alan flogging a few more premium bonds can solve. And with increases of £5,000+ per second, the planned £6bn tinkering which Labour and the Tories are squabbling about are the absolute minimum measures all parties should be taking.
But will TPA's Debt Clock manage to persuade our cosseted population that it's belt buckling time? Only if it turns up in Albert Square or Coronation Street, I suspect.
H/T The Devil