November 7, 2019 / 11:11 AM / 8 days ago

Chancellor promises tax cuts to voters

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid reacts at Downing Street in London, Britain October 24, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid said there would be room for tax cuts under new fiscal rules he outlined on Thursday, five weeks before a snap election.

“If we stick to these rules that I’ve set out today...we can afford some tax cuts,” Javid told an audience in Manchester.

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan and William Schomberg; writing by Costas Pitas

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