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Hammond declines to say if he’d resign in no-deal Brexit scenario

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond arrives in Downing Street in London, Britain, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

LONDON (Reuters) – Finance minister Philip Hammond declined to say on Friday if he would quit if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal to smooth its transition.

Asked if he would step down from his post in this scenario, Hammond told BBC radio: “I’m not going to speculate because a lot depends on the circumstances, what happens.

“The re

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