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UK PM Johnson: I strongly believe in low taxes

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he strongly believed in low taxes as the best way forward for the British economy.

"I strongly believe in a low-tax government, and I'm a low-tax Conservative. I think that's the best way forward for our country," Johnson told a parliamentary committee.

(Reporting by William James, editing by Elizabeth Piper)