Britain’s Hammond ‘prepared to resign’ over May’s spending plans: ITV, citing PA

Britain's Chancellor Philip Hammond takes questions from the media following talks with China's Vice-Premier Hu Chunhua on economic and financial ties between the two countries in London, Britain June 17, 2019. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS

(Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond is “prepared to resign” over Prime Minister Theresa May’s legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association. Senior government sources told the Press Association that tension between officials at the Treasury and the prime minister’s office had reached boiling point over May’s spending intentions, according […]

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