September 3, 2019 / 1:52 PM / 3 months ago

Lawmaker John Mann appointed interim chair of UK Treasury Committee

LONDON (Reuters) - John Mann, a lawmaker from Britain’s opposition Labour Party, has been appointed interim chair of parliament’s Treasury Committee, it said in a statement on Tuesday.

The previous chair, Nicky Morgan, was appointed minister for digital, culture, media and sport in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new government. Mann will serve until a new chair has been elected, the committee said.

Reporting by Andy Bruce and Paul Sandle; editing by Stephen Addison

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