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Treasury dismisses December pre-Budget

Claims that Gordon Brown's traditional Autumn statement, setting the agenda for the Spring Budget, will be delayed until December, have been rebuked as 'pure speculation' by the Treasury.

Link: 2002: Pre Budget Report on 27 November

A report in The Times today claimed Treasury sources had revealed that Brown would only speak on either the 3 or 9 December, because of an imminent state visit by president Bush and the postponement of the Queen’s speech until late next month.

But a spokesman for the Treasury said the speech was usually held sometime in November, although the date does vary, and said an announcement of this would be made two weeks ahead of the speech.

In both 2001 and 2002 the pre-Budget speech has been held on 27 November.

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