Hammond accused of failing to release funding for no-deal Brexit – The Telegraph

FILE PHOTO: Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Steet in London, Britain, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

(Reuters) – Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has been accused by his colleagues in the cabinet of failing to release the necessary funding required to prepare Britain for a no-deal Brexit, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Sunday.

British Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has written to the Treasury saying his department was given 35 million pounds for helping councils prepare for Brexit, the amount being less than half of what had been requested, the news

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