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UK's Hammond pulls out of Mansion House speech after London fire

15 Juin 2017

Parmley cited the "paramount importance" of the United Kingdom financial services sector's voice in safeguarding job creation and growth across the United Kingdom, and urged the industry to help shape the Brexit negotiations.

Let's remember back to 2014 when Carney delivered this fiasco in his Mansion House speech, which is still his most-notable work at the BOE.

But business leaders were hoping Mr Hammond would go further by warning explicitly of the dangers of a "hard Brexit" to growth and the economy. First Secretary of State Damian Green, recently appointed by May, is also said to be an ally of the chancellor's.

Boris Johnson and David Davis, both Brexiteers, sit on the committee, which is chaired by the PM.

The government will offer small start-ups and infrastructure projects more financial support.

The chancellor had been expected to say that £48bn of funds from the European Union's investment bank would not be put at risk following Brexit.

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Mr Hammond will say: "Investors need certainty in order to continue to support the United Kingdom economy and create jobs as we leave the EU".

The Chancellor will use his annual Mansion House speech tonight to pledge to increase support for key infrastructure projects with extra Government money.

He said ripping up the European rulebook in a "bonfire of regulation" would have no benefit. She also confirmed the United Kingdom would quit Europe's Customs Union, despite Hammond's scepticism about the economic costs of such a move. "My thoughts are with local community", Mr. Hammond said in a message on his official Twitter account.

Current EIB lending to the United Kingdom is worth around 48 billion euros (£42 billion) and has supported projects such as new Intercity and London Underground trains and new tram networks in Manchester and Nottingham.

The Treasury estimates that in the short-term, up to £80 million could be released, unlocking up to £320 million of total investment in the coming months.