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Hammond to turn up heat on Brexit rebels in budget speech

10 October, 2018 9:08 am 9:08 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond will use his annual budget speech on Monday to urge his divided Conservative Party to get behind the government’s push for a Brexit deal, or put at risk a long-awaited easing of austerity. Hammond, who routinely angers many Conservative lawmakers by calling for close ties with the … Read More