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UK’s Johnson: ‘Major fiscal decisions’ to be left to my successor

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks at Elmau Castle, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, June 26, 2022. (Martin Meissner/AP)
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks at Elmau Castle, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, June 26, 2022. (Martin Meissner/AP)

Outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells his rejigged cabinet that “major fiscal decisions” should be left for his successor, hours after announcing his resignation as Conservative party leader.

“He said major fiscal decisions should be left for the next prime minister,” Downing Street says in a summary of this afternoon’s meeting, attended by several new ministers after their predecessors quit in recent days.

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