April 30, 2019 / 12:30 PM / a year ago

UK needs to ratify Brexit deal soon, Hammond says

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond looks on during an interview with Reuters at the British Ambassador's residence in Beijing, China April 26, 2019. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Pool/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain must ratify a Brexit deal with the European Union soon, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Tuesday, urging parliament to end its impasse.

“The ongoing uncertainty is bad for business,” Hammond told a fintech conference.

Reporting by Huw Jones, writing by Andy Bruce; Editing by William Schomberg

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