November Budget cancelled to 'get Brexit done', chancellor says

Was set for 6 November

Kim Kaveh
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Sajid Javid: “What is more important right now is getting Brexit done and then having that general election”.
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Sajid Javid: “What is more important right now is getting Brexit done and then having that general election”.

The government has scrapped plans to go ahead with an Autumn Budget on 6 November as prime minister Boris Johnson continues to push for a general election before the end of the year.

HM Treasury announced the Budget date earlier this month, but noted the likelihood of it going ahead remained uncertain and dependent on the outcome of Brexit negotiations. Speaking on BBC Break...

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