G20: Chancellor Eyes Clarity on Brexit Deal ‘Later This Year’ as Vote Raises Global Risks

Philip Hammond, the UK Chancellor, said the Government would aim to get on the “same page” as the rest of the EU on a Brexit deal “later this year”.

by Szu Ping Chan

The Government will aim to outline a Brexit blueprint “later this year”, according to the Chancellor, in a move that he said would send a “reassuring signal” to businesses and markets.

Global finance chiefs warned on Sunday that the UK’s decision to leave the EU had raised the risks facing a world already in danger of slipping into a low growth trap.

Speaking after a G20 meeting dominated by the referendum result, Philip Hammond said outlining a path for exit that meant other European leaders were on the “same page” as the UK was a priority for the Government.

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