Sajid Javid prepares ground for no-deal emergency budget - The Times
Aug 24 (Reuters) - British finance minister Sajid Javid is
preparing ground for a no-deal emergency budget in the fortnight
before Britain leaves the European Union, The Times reported.
Javid, who took office last month, will ask the
Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) to begin work on
forecasts for a no-deal Brexit within days, the newspaper
Javid will postpone the final decision on whether to push
ahead with the budget until after the European Council meets on
Oct. 17, the report added.
(Reporting by Mekhla Raina in Bengaluru)
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