Former UK ministers Hunt and Javid join race to succeed Boris Johnson – National
British Conservative lawmakers and former health ministers Jeremy Hunt and Sajid Javid used interviews with the Telegraph newspaper to announce that they were in the race for success Boris Johnson as prime minister.
Both Hunt, who lost to Johnson in the 2019 leadership race, and Javid, said as the lead they would cut corporate taxes to 15%, while Javid also said he would reverse the move. increase in social security contributions takes place in April.
“It’s very easy to see why I would want to do that,” Hunt told the Telegraph of his executive plan. “That’s because we have to restore trust, grow the economy and win the next election.”
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Javid, who is also a former finance minister, told the paper: “We can’t help but cut taxes.”
(Reporting by Kylie MacLellan Editing by Chris Reese)