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Britain's budget contains 25 billion pounds of new spending - spokeswoman
November 22, 2017 / 2:06 PM / 19 days ago

Britain's budget contains 25 billion pounds of new spending - spokeswoman

LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor Philip Hammond’s budget contains 25 billion pounds of new spending, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

An official at the finance ministry also told reporters that the spending commitments represented an 11 billion-pound reduction in the previously announced fiscal headroom.

Reporting by William James; editing by Kate Holton

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