November 23, 2017 / 11:29 AM / a year ago

Asked if Hammond's job is safe, UK PM May says he did a very good job

LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Britain’s Theresa May said on Thursday finance minister Philip Hammond did a very good job of delivering the annual budget when she was asked if his job was safe.

“Yes, the chancellor did a very good job yesterday,” the prime minister told broadcasters on Thursday a day after Hammond won plaudits for his annual budget from his own Conservative Party, which has been very divided in recent months.

Reporting by Kate Holton, editing by Estelle Shirbon

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