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UK Conservatives plan January Brexit, February budget if they win election


LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives said on Wednesday they would complete Britain’s exit from the European Union by the end of January and hold a budget in February if they win the national election.

With a week to go until the Dec. 12 vote which will decide the fate of Brexit and the world’s fifth-largest economy, the Conservatives lead the opposition Labour Party in opinion polls but it remains unclear whether they are far enough ahead to form a majority government.

Setting out their plans for the first 100 days of government, the Conservatives pledged ...


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