Hunt has costly tax and spending plans - think tank

LONDON (Reuters) - British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans for tax cuts and more defence spending if he becomes prime minister carry a cost of around 36 billion pounds a year, estimates from the Institute for Fiscal Studies showed on Thursday.

The IFS, an independent think tank, this week put a 20 billion-pound estimate on the tax cuts promised by Boris Johnson who is competing with Hunt to succeed Theresa May.

“Like his rival, Jeremy Hunt has made some...
source: Reuters

2019-06-27 03:11
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