November 22, 2017 / 1:50 PM / 9 months ago

UK budget to set out vision for post-Brexit Britain, says PM's spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond told ministers that his budget, due to be announced later on Wednesday, will set out a vision for post-Brexit Britain, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May told reporters.

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street to present his budget, London, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

“The chancellor (Hammond) said the budget would set out a vision for ‘post-Brexit Britain’, allowing the country to grasp the opportunities which leaving the European Union provides,” the spokesman said.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper, writing by William James; editing by Stephen Addison

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