BusinessCompany NewsGreen Budget: £1bn war chest announced

Green Budget: £1bn war chest announced

Gordon Brown has announced that the government is to set aside a war chest, due to the possibility of military action in Iraq in the short term.

Link: Pre-Budget special report

The chancellor said that £1bn would be set aside to cover any potential action that may be taken against Saddam Hussein’s regime should weapons’ inspections fail.

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