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U.K. Government Accused of Leaking Market Sensitive Information

  • Call for probe after minimum wage briefed before autumn budget
  • Treasury Committee also warns on wage growth, inflation risks

British lawmakers have accused the government of leaking market sensitive information to the media before the budget last October.

In a report published Thursday, the influential Treasury Committee called for a formal investigation after the national minimum wage rate was reported by ITV News two days before the budget.