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UK PM Johnson says government must keep in mind threat of interest rate rises

Boris Johnson brought up the topic of a possible interest rate hike at a parliamentary committee meeting. — Reuters pic

LONDON, Sept 16 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said today the threat of interest rate rises is something his government had to keep in mind.

“The threat of future interest rate rises is something that we have to bear in mind,” he told a parliamentary committee after being asked whether the government was prepared for such an increase which could have an impact on the public finances. — Reuters

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