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UK Seeking to Plug £35 Billion Fiscal Shortfall on Nov. 17

  • Chancellor Hunt delays economic plan to Nov. 17 from Oct. 31
  • Hunt says delay to ensure budget choices stand ‘test of time’
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UK Government Delays Fiscal Plan to November 17
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Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt is seeking to fill a fiscal shortfall of £35 billion ($41 billion) when he sets out the government’s tax and spending plans next month, officials familiar with the matter said.