November 22, 2017 / 11:20 AM / a year ago

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

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond visit an engineering training facility in the West Midlands, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor 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.

“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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