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Top businesswomen back Rachel Reeves as first female chancellor



Exclusive: Letter says bosses appreciate Reeves’s commitment to genuine plan for economic growthMore than a dozen leading UK businesswomen have signed a joint letter welcoming the idea of Labour’s Rachel Reeves becoming the first female chancellor of the exchequer, saying it would help bring a new perspective to economic policymaking.In another payoff from the long efforts made by Reeves and Keir Starmer to court corporations and the City, the assorted chief executives and founders said they had all met the shadow chancellor and “appreciated her openness to business, and her commitment to a genuine plan for economic growth”. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/article/2024/jun/11/businesswomen-rachel-reeves-female-chancellor-economic-growth

Author : Peter Walker Senior political correspondent

Publish date : 2024-06-11 07:00:35

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