Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond Hammond was set to visit China for trade talks with senior government figures. Photo: AP
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond Hammond was set to visit China for trade talks with senior government figures. Photo: AP

Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond scraps China trip amid plans to deploy new UK aircraft carrier to Pacific

  • Plans to send a new aircraft carrier to the Pacific angered Beijing
  • Hammond had been set to visit China for trade talks with senior government figures

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond Hammond was set to visit China for trade talks with senior government figures. Photo: AP
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond Hammond was set to visit China for trade talks with senior government figures. Photo: AP
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