British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaking during his first Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons in London. Photo: EPA-EFE
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaking during his first Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons in London. Photo: EPA-EFE
Britain

UK’s Rishi Sunak delays plan on public finances until November 17

  • PM and finance minister Jeremy Hunt make ‘prudent’ decision, to allow more time to ensure new plan takes into account latest economic forecasts
  • Markets react, but the scale of moves is muted compared to the panic bond selling caused by Liz Truss’ September tax-cutting plan

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaking during his first Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons in London. Photo: EPA-EFE
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaking during his first Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons in London. Photo: EPA-EFE
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