Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak (left) and his ministerial team prepare to leave No 11 Downing Street for the House of Commons, where he will unveil Britain’s first budget since it left the EU. Photo: AP Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak (left) and his ministerial team prepare to leave No 11 Downing Street for the House of Commons, where he will unveil Britain’s first budget since it left the EU. Photo: AP
Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak (left) and his ministerial team prepare to leave No 11 Downing Street for the House of Commons, where he will unveil Britain’s first budget since it left the EU. Photo: AP
Andrew Heyn
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Andrew Heyn

With post-Brexit budget, Britain signals that it is ready for business with Hong Kong and the world

  • The budget, the first to be delivered amid a pandemic, signals a major shift towards public-sector and infrastructure investment, and showcases Britain’s determination to be an active member of the world community

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak (left) and his ministerial team prepare to leave No 11 Downing Street for the House of Commons, where he will unveil Britain’s first budget since it left the EU. Photo: AP Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak (left) and his ministerial team prepare to leave No 11 Downing Street for the House of Commons, where he will unveil Britain’s first budget since it left the EU. Photo: AP
Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak (left) and his ministerial team prepare to leave No 11 Downing Street for the House of Commons, where he will unveil Britain’s first budget since it left the EU. Photo: AP
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Andrew Heyn

Andrew Heyn

Andrew Heyn, the British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau, took office in October 2016. He joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1989 and served in Caracas, Lisbon and Dublin before his most recent overseas posting as ambassador to Burma.