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U.K. Budget Finds 28 Billion-Pound Windfall, Sunday Times Says

March 04, 2012

A state takeover of the Royal Mail’s pension fund generated a 28 billion-pound ($44.3 billion) windfall for the U.K.’s budget, the Sunday Times reported, without naming its source.

The transfer requires European Union approval, which is expected within weeks, the London newspaper reported.

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: Mike Harrison at

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