UK's finance minister says his economic strategy is not a gamble - BBC

Chancellor's statement on the Government's Growth Plan

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's new finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Friday that the government's changes to tax, stamp duty and spending were not a gamble.

"What was (a gamble) in my view, was sticking to the course we were on," he told the BBC in an interview after setting out the mini-budget earlier in the day.

(Reporting by Muvija M; Editing by Kate Holton)