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Opinion: Doug Marr: Someone has to pay the price for Covid and Brexit

Opinion: Doug Marr: Someone has to pay the price for Covid and Brexit

IT’S not that long since former chancellor George Osborne insisted austerity was essential to balance the books. Theresa May let us in on her…

Read full article: Opinion: Doug Marr: Someone has to pay t...→
Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as No 10 chief of staff

Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as No 10 chief of staff

Dan Rosenfield served as principal private secretary to chancellors Alistair Darling and George Osborne.

Read full article: Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as...→
Ex-PMs lobbied Johnson months ago over testing, George Osborne claims

Ex-PMs lobbied Johnson months ago over testing, George Osborne claims

Four former prime ministers urged Boris Johnson in the summer to throw the “full weight of the British state” behind coronavirus testing, George Osborne has re [...]

Read full article: Ex-PMs lobbied Johnson months ago over t...→
George Osborne sells six-bed Notting Hill family home for £3.95million

George Osborne sells six-bed Notting Hill family home for £3.95million

The former chancellor, 49, had put his Notting Hill pad on the market for £4.95 million in March, but has had to knock £1 million off his asking price to attra [...]

Read full article: George Osborne sells six-bed Notting Hil...→
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Video: Former Chancellor George Osborne on PM's pandemic approach | Daily Mail Online

Former Chancellor George Osborne on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's pandemic approach in latest briefing last night.

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Trump v Biden: George Osborne gives his verdict on the US election

Trump v Biden: George Osborne gives his verdict on the US election

Every US election is billed as one of the most important of our times, but 2020 really will shape the globe as it either consigns the Trump presidency to histo [...]

Read full article: Trump v Biden: George Osborne gives his ...→
'Will finish the BBC!' Fierce backlash as George Osborne 'tipped for BBC chairman role'

'Will finish the BBC!' Fierce backlash as George Osborne 'tipped for BBC chairman role'

REPORTS that George Osborne is being lined up as the next BBC chairman have been met with a fierce backlash on social media.

Read full article: 'Will finish the BBC!' Fierce backlash a...→
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George Osborne lined up as the next BBC chairman

George Osborne lined up as the next BBC chairman

The Government has reportedly increased the salary for the part-time role to £160,000 a year, The Telegraph can reveal

Read full article: George Osborne lined up as the next BBC ...→
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The bitter jealousies between three ex-Bullingdon boys who ran Britain

The bitter jealousies between three ex-Bullingdon boys who ran Britain

United in leading the Tory Party but divided by ambition in 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron, Chancellor George Osborne and London Mayor Boris Johnson exhibi [...]

Read full article: The bitter jealousies between three ex-B...→
How Boris Johnson can save his premiership

How Boris Johnson can save his premiership

Our thinner Prime Minister has clearly lost some pounds. Less helpfully in the battle against Covid-19, the NHS track and trace system temporarily lost 15,841 [...]

Read full article: How Boris Johnson can save his premiersh...→
Ex-Tory minister's wife dishes dirt on Cameron and Johnson in explosive new book

Ex-Tory minister's wife dishes dirt on Cameron and Johnson in explosive new book

Lady Sasha Swire's bombshell diaries contain references to Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, George Osborne, Dominic Cummings, Prince Andrew and David Cameron, who [...]

Read full article: Ex-Tory minister's wife dishes dirt on C...→
George Osborne: Government's pandemic response not as bad as critics claim

George Osborne: Government's pandemic response not as bad as critics claim

The former Chancellor of the Exchequer said the government will have a very difficult time in finding ways to pay back the nation's coronavirus debt.

Read full article: George Osborne: Government's pandemic re...→
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Whitehall's systematic failure exposed: why this was a disaster ten years in the making

The austerity overseen by former chancellor George Osborne saw the NHS protected but the capacity of its sister public health services cut

Read full article: Whitehall's systematic failure exposed: ...→
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'Calorie war is yet another U-turn from Johnson,' says Darren Lewis

'Calorie war is yet another U-turn from Johnson,' says Darren Lewis

It was only last year, during his leadership campaign, that Johnson trashed the nanny state, targeting George Osborne’s sugar taxes and their proposed extensio [...]

Read full article: 'Calorie war is yet another U-turn from ...→
Sturgeon’s plan won’t get us out of lockdown

Sturgeon’s plan won’t get us out of lockdown

A strange alliance is emerging in the quest to find a way out of lockdown. Tory grandees such as Sir Iain Duncan Smith and George Osborne gather to praise Nico [...]

Read full article: Sturgeon’s plan won’t get us out of lock...→
Remainers' No10 takeover continues as Cummings replacement unveiled as OSBORNE'S ex-aide

Remainers' No10 takeover continues as Cummings replacement unveiled as OSBORNE'S ex-aide

BORIS JOHNSON has unveiled George Osborne's former aide as his new chief of staff, in the latest shake-up at No10 following the exodus of Vote Leave heavyweigh [...]

Read full article: Remainers' No10 takeover continues as Cu...→
Rishi Sunak's comprehensive spending review is a return to the rhetoric of austerity

Rishi Sunak's comprehensive spending review is a return to the rhetoric of austerity

Rishi Sunak’s comprehensive spending review returns British politics to its pre-2017 shape: a Conservative party arguing in favour of more cuts to public spend [...]

Read full article: Rishi Sunak's comprehensive spending rev...→

On March 16, 2016, Chancellor George Osborne - the British Cabinet minister in c

On March 16, 2016, Chancellor George Osborne - the British Cabinet minister in charge of the Treasury - announced his financial and economic policy: the annual [...]

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George Osborne and Nicky Morgan are out of BBC chairman race

George Osborne and Nicky Morgan are out of BBC chairman race

Richard Sharp, an ex-Tory donor who worked with Chancellor Rishi Sunak at investment bank Goldman Sachs, is said to be the Government's choice to replace Sir D [...]

Read full article: George Osborne and Nicky Morgan are out ...→
The political power couples who rule Westminster

The political power couples who rule Westminster

The list, compiled by glossy political magazine Mace , features both established marriages and fledgling romances, like the relationship between George Osborne [...]

Read full article: The political power couples who rule Wes...→
Ex-Chancellor George Osborne 'being lined up to be next BBC chairman on £160k'

Ex-Chancellor George Osborne 'being lined up to be next BBC chairman on £160k'

EX-Chancellor George Osborne is reportedly being lined up to be the next BBC chairman — on a £160,000 salary. The former Tory MP is being urged by “senior figu [...]

Read full article: Ex-Chancellor George Osborne 'being line...→
Why the UK’s surging national debt does not mean austerity must follow

Why the UK’s surging national debt does not mean austerity must follow

The UK’s second coronavirus wave is nothing like its first, but its effects are beginning to bite. Next week Boris Johnson is likely to impose tighter restrict [...]

Read full article: Why the UK’s surging national debt does ...→
Why the cult of Rishi Sunak should now end

Why the cult of Rishi Sunak should now end

No British politician in recent history has enjoyed an ascent as heady as that of Rishi Sunak. In July 2019, the 40-year-old held the lowly office of under-sec [...]

Read full article: Why the cult of Rishi Sunak should now e...→
What would Keynes do?

What would Keynes do?

In the long-run, Covid-19 may well change the way we work and live. It may – and should – lead us towards a greener, less consumption-driven economy. The quest [...]

Read full article: What would Keynes do?...→
George Osborne misses out on top job at Royal Opera House

George Osborne misses out on top job at Royal Opera House

George Osborne missed out on a position as chairman of the Royal Opera House after a nominations committee selected the co-founder of Carphone Warehouse David [...]

Read full article: George Osborne misses out on top job at ...→
Philip Hammond's Brexit lobster lunch with George Osborne exposed

Philip Hammond's Brexit lobster lunch with George Osborne exposed

PHILIP HAMMOND and George Osborne were accused of plotting to sabotage Brexit over a lobster lunch after the 2016 EU referendum, unearthed reports reveal.

Read full article: Philip Hammond's Brexit lobster lunch wi...→
George Osborne names Rishi Sunak as the 'big star' of Conservative Party

George Osborne names Rishi Sunak as the 'big star' of Conservative Party

GEORGE OSBORNE has highlighted Rishi Sunak as the "big star" of the Conservative Party.

Read full article: George Osborne names Rishi Sunak as the ...→
PM appoints ex‑Treasury boss as his chief of staff

PM appoints ex‑Treasury boss as his chief of staff

Boris Johnson has appointed a former investment banker who worked as George Osborne's principal private secretary as his new chief of staff.Dan Rosenfield, who [...]

Read full article: PM appoints ex‑Treasury boss as his chie...→
George Osborne: Brexiteers have shown they can destroy things. But can they build them?

George Osborne: Brexiteers have shown they can destroy things. But can they build them?

The court that had once revolved around the King’s new mistress gathers at the Tower to see her execution; the enemies of the King’s chief adviser plot and ult [...]

Read full article: George Osborne: Brexiteers have shown th...→
US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe Biden to wreak havoc for Boris, says George Osborne

US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe Biden to wreak havoc for Boris, says George Osborne

BORIS JOHNSON has been sent an urgent warning by former Chancellor George Osborne who said it will be "hard work" for the UK Government to form a relationship [...]

Read full article: US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe B...→
Nicky Morgan and George Osborne turn down chance to head BBC

Nicky Morgan and George Osborne turn down chance to head BBC

Nicky Morgan and George Osborne have both ruled themselves out of the BBC chairmanship, leaving the way clear for Richard Sharp.The former investment banker at [...]

Read full article: Nicky Morgan and George Osborne turn dow...→
Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a house and depends according to the valu

Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a house and depends according to the valu

Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a house and depends according to the value of the home. George Osborne announced major changes to the way stamp duty is [...]

Read full article: Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a...→
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George Osborne touted as potential candidate BBC chairman

George Osborne touted as potential candidate BBC chairman

George Osborne, who earlier this year missed out on a position as chairman of the Royal Opera House, is being urged to apply for the next £160,000 BBC chairman [...]

Read full article: George Osborne touted as potential candi...→
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Red Wall Tories want Johnson to do a U-turn

Red Wall Tories want Johnson to do a U-turn

It’s five years since George Osborne announced the most dramatic U-turn of his time as chancellor and bowed to pressure to scrap a planned cut in tax credits. [...]

Read full article: Red Wall Tories want Johnson to do a U-t...→
Who gets the vaccine is a political bombshell | George Osborne

Who gets the vaccine is a political bombshell | George Osborne

Who gets what, and who pays, is the essence of politics. It’s in every budget: shall we tax this half of the population to give more money to the other half? I [...]

Read full article: Who gets the vaccine is a political bomb...→

We must end our dogmatic reliance on global supply chains and adopt “just-in-cas

We must end our dogmatic reliance on global supply chains and adopt “just-in-case” thinking.... The gap between Cameron’s big society ideal and public finance [...]

Read full article: We must end our dogmatic reliance on glo...→
Britain has taken sides in the Sino-American rivalry. For Europe the decision will be much harder

Britain has taken sides in the Sino-American rivalry. For Europe the decision will be much harder

The Hong Kong crisis has become a watershed in Britain’s post-Brexit geopolitical orientation. While Boris Johnson has kept close to the EU on Iran through the [...]

Read full article: Britain has taken sides in the Sino-Amer...→
Rob Rinder interview: It was me who made George Osborne a metrosexual

Rob Rinder interview: It was me who made George Osborne a metrosexual

The criminal barrister, television “judge” and one-time Strictly Come Dancing contestant Rob Rinder ushers me into the monochrome kitchen of his end-of-terrace [...]

Read full article: Rob Rinder interview: It was me who made...→
George Osborne promised us a ‘golden decade’ with China. It doesn’t quite seem to be working out

George Osborne promised us a ‘golden decade’ with China. It doesn’t quite seem to be working out

In the Commons, MPs queued up to denounce the Chinese regime over Hong Kong and the Uighurs... a far cry from the sycophancy of 2015

Read full article: George Osborne promised us a ‘golden dec...→
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Opinion: Doug Marr: Someone has to pay the price for Covid and Brexit

Opinion: Doug Marr: Someone has to pay the price for Covid and Brexit

IT’S not that long since former chancellor George Osborne insisted austerity was essential to balance the books. Theresa May let us in on her…

Read full article: Opinion: Doug Marr: Someone has to pay t...→
PM appoints ex‑Treasury boss as his chief of staff

PM appoints ex‑Treasury boss as his chief of staff

Boris Johnson has appointed a former investment banker who worked as George Osborne's principal private secretary as his new chief of staff.Dan Rosenfield, who [...]

Read full article: PM appoints ex‑Treasury boss as his chie...→
Rishi Sunak's comprehensive spending review is a return to the rhetoric of austerity

Rishi Sunak's comprehensive spending review is a return to the rhetoric of austerity

Rishi Sunak’s comprehensive spending review returns British politics to its pre-2017 shape: a Conservative party arguing in favour of more cuts to public spend [...]

Read full article: Rishi Sunak's comprehensive spending rev...→
Ex-PMs lobbied Johnson months ago over testing, George Osborne claims

Ex-PMs lobbied Johnson months ago over testing, George Osborne claims

Four former prime ministers urged Boris Johnson in the summer to throw the “full weight of the British state” behind coronavirus testing, George Osborne has re [...]

Read full article: Ex-PMs lobbied Johnson months ago over t...→

Video: Former Chancellor George Osborne on PM's pandemic approach | Daily Mail Online

Former Chancellor George Osborne on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's pandemic approach in latest briefing last night.

Read full article: Video: Former Chancellor George Osborne ...→
Nicky Morgan and George Osborne turn down chance to head BBC

Nicky Morgan and George Osborne turn down chance to head BBC

Nicky Morgan and George Osborne have both ruled themselves out of the BBC chairmanship, leaving the way clear for Richard Sharp.The former investment banker at [...]

Read full article: Nicky Morgan and George Osborne turn dow...→
The political power couples who rule Westminster

The political power couples who rule Westminster

The list, compiled by glossy political magazine Mace , features both established marriages and fledgling romances, like the relationship between George Osborne [...]

Read full article: The political power couples who rule Wes...→
'Will finish the BBC!' Fierce backlash as George Osborne 'tipped for BBC chairman role'

'Will finish the BBC!' Fierce backlash as George Osborne 'tipped for BBC chairman role'

REPORTS that George Osborne is being lined up as the next BBC chairman have been met with a fierce backlash on social media.

Read full article: 'Will finish the BBC!' Fierce backlash a...→
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George Osborne touted as potential candidate BBC chairman

George Osborne touted as potential candidate BBC chairman

George Osborne, who earlier this year missed out on a position as chairman of the Royal Opera House, is being urged to apply for the next £160,000 BBC chairman [...]

Read full article: George Osborne touted as potential candi...→
  • #George Osborne
The bitter jealousies between three ex-Bullingdon boys who ran Britain

The bitter jealousies between three ex-Bullingdon boys who ran Britain

United in leading the Tory Party but divided by ambition in 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron, Chancellor George Osborne and London Mayor Boris Johnson exhibi [...]

Read full article: The bitter jealousies between three ex-B...→
Who gets the vaccine is a political bombshell | George Osborne

Who gets the vaccine is a political bombshell | George Osborne

Who gets what, and who pays, is the essence of politics. It’s in every budget: shall we tax this half of the population to give more money to the other half? I [...]

Read full article: Who gets the vaccine is a political bomb...→
Why the cult of Rishi Sunak should now end

Why the cult of Rishi Sunak should now end

No British politician in recent history has enjoyed an ascent as heady as that of Rishi Sunak. In July 2019, the 40-year-old held the lowly office of under-sec [...]

Read full article: Why the cult of Rishi Sunak should now e...→

We must end our dogmatic reliance on global supply chains and adopt “just-in-cas

We must end our dogmatic reliance on global supply chains and adopt “just-in-case” thinking.... The gap between Cameron’s big society ideal and public finance [...]

Read full article: We must end our dogmatic reliance on glo...→
George Osborne: Government's pandemic response not as bad as critics claim

George Osborne: Government's pandemic response not as bad as critics claim

The former Chancellor of the Exchequer said the government will have a very difficult time in finding ways to pay back the nation's coronavirus debt.

Read full article: George Osborne: Government's pandemic re...→
  • #George Osborne
Britain has taken sides in the Sino-American rivalry. For Europe the decision will be much harder

Britain has taken sides in the Sino-American rivalry. For Europe the decision will be much harder

The Hong Kong crisis has become a watershed in Britain’s post-Brexit geopolitical orientation. While Boris Johnson has kept close to the EU on Iran through the [...]

Read full article: Britain has taken sides in the Sino-Amer...→
Philip Hammond's Brexit lobster lunch with George Osborne exposed

Philip Hammond's Brexit lobster lunch with George Osborne exposed

PHILIP HAMMOND and George Osborne were accused of plotting to sabotage Brexit over a lobster lunch after the 2016 EU referendum, unearthed reports reveal.

Read full article: Philip Hammond's Brexit lobster lunch wi...→
Rob Rinder interview: It was me who made George Osborne a metrosexual

Rob Rinder interview: It was me who made George Osborne a metrosexual

The criminal barrister, television “judge” and one-time Strictly Come Dancing contestant Rob Rinder ushers me into the monochrome kitchen of his end-of-terrace [...]

Read full article: Rob Rinder interview: It was me who made...→
George Osborne names Rishi Sunak as the 'big star' of Conservative Party

George Osborne names Rishi Sunak as the 'big star' of Conservative Party

GEORGE OSBORNE has highlighted Rishi Sunak as the "big star" of the Conservative Party.

Read full article: George Osborne names Rishi Sunak as the ...→
Sturgeon’s plan won’t get us out of lockdown

Sturgeon’s plan won’t get us out of lockdown

A strange alliance is emerging in the quest to find a way out of lockdown. Tory grandees such as Sir Iain Duncan Smith and George Osborne gather to praise Nico [...]

Read full article: Sturgeon’s plan won’t get us out of lock...→
Remainers' No10 takeover continues as Cummings replacement unveiled as OSBORNE'S ex-aide

Remainers' No10 takeover continues as Cummings replacement unveiled as OSBORNE'S ex-aide

BORIS JOHNSON has unveiled George Osborne's former aide as his new chief of staff, in the latest shake-up at No10 following the exodus of Vote Leave heavyweigh [...]

Read full article: Remainers' No10 takeover continues as Cu...→
Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as No 10 chief of staff

Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as No 10 chief of staff

Dan Rosenfield served as principal private secretary to chancellors Alistair Darling and George Osborne.

Read full article: Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as...→
George Osborne: Brexiteers have shown they can destroy things. But can they build them?

George Osborne: Brexiteers have shown they can destroy things. But can they build them?

The court that had once revolved around the King’s new mistress gathers at the Tower to see her execution; the enemies of the King’s chief adviser plot and ult [...]

Read full article: George Osborne: Brexiteers have shown th...→

On March 16, 2016, Chancellor George Osborne - the British Cabinet minister in c

On March 16, 2016, Chancellor George Osborne - the British Cabinet minister in charge of the Treasury - announced his financial and economic policy: the annual [...]

Read full article: On March 16, 2016, Chancellor George Osb...→
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George Osborne sells six-bed Notting Hill family home for £3.95million

George Osborne sells six-bed Notting Hill family home for £3.95million

The former chancellor, 49, had put his Notting Hill pad on the market for £4.95 million in March, but has had to knock £1 million off his asking price to attra [...]

Read full article: George Osborne sells six-bed Notting Hil...→
  • #George Osborne
US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe Biden to wreak havoc for Boris, says George Osborne

US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe Biden to wreak havoc for Boris, says George Osborne

BORIS JOHNSON has been sent an urgent warning by former Chancellor George Osborne who said it will be "hard work" for the UK Government to form a relationship [...]

Read full article: US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe B...→
George Osborne and Nicky Morgan are out of BBC chairman race

George Osborne and Nicky Morgan are out of BBC chairman race

Richard Sharp, an ex-Tory donor who worked with Chancellor Rishi Sunak at investment bank Goldman Sachs, is said to be the Government's choice to replace Sir D [...]

Read full article: George Osborne and Nicky Morgan are out ...→
Trump v Biden: George Osborne gives his verdict on the US election

Trump v Biden: George Osborne gives his verdict on the US election

Every US election is billed as one of the most important of our times, but 2020 really will shape the globe as it either consigns the Trump presidency to histo [...]

Read full article: Trump v Biden: George Osborne gives his ...→
Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a house and depends according to the valu

Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a house and depends according to the valu

Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a house and depends according to the value of the home. George Osborne announced major changes to the way stamp duty is [...]

Read full article: Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a...→
  • #George Osborne
Ex-Chancellor George Osborne 'being lined up to be next BBC chairman on £160k'

Ex-Chancellor George Osborne 'being lined up to be next BBC chairman on £160k'

EX-Chancellor George Osborne is reportedly being lined up to be the next BBC chairman — on a £160,000 salary. The former Tory MP is being urged by “senior figu [...]

Read full article: Ex-Chancellor George Osborne 'being line...→
George Osborne lined up as the next BBC chairman

George Osborne lined up as the next BBC chairman

The Government has reportedly increased the salary for the part-time role to £160,000 a year, The Telegraph can reveal

Read full article: George Osborne lined up as the next BBC ...→
  • #George Osborne
Red Wall Tories want Johnson to do a U-turn

Red Wall Tories want Johnson to do a U-turn

It’s five years since George Osborne announced the most dramatic U-turn of his time as chancellor and bowed to pressure to scrap a planned cut in tax credits. [...]

Read full article: Red Wall Tories want Johnson to do a U-t...→
Why the UK’s surging national debt does not mean austerity must follow

Why the UK’s surging national debt does not mean austerity must follow

The UK’s second coronavirus wave is nothing like its first, but its effects are beginning to bite. Next week Boris Johnson is likely to impose tighter restrict [...]

Read full article: Why the UK’s surging national debt does ...→
How Boris Johnson can save his premiership

How Boris Johnson can save his premiership

Our thinner Prime Minister has clearly lost some pounds. Less helpfully in the battle against Covid-19, the NHS track and trace system temporarily lost 15,841 [...]

Read full article: How Boris Johnson can save his premiersh...→
What would Keynes do?

What would Keynes do?

In the long-run, Covid-19 may well change the way we work and live. It may – and should – lead us towards a greener, less consumption-driven economy. The quest [...]

Read full article: What would Keynes do?...→
Ex-Tory minister's wife dishes dirt on Cameron and Johnson in explosive new book

Ex-Tory minister's wife dishes dirt on Cameron and Johnson in explosive new book

Lady Sasha Swire's bombshell diaries contain references to Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, George Osborne, Dominic Cummings, Prince Andrew and David Cameron, who [...]

Read full article: Ex-Tory minister's wife dishes dirt on C...→
George Osborne misses out on top job at Royal Opera House

George Osborne misses out on top job at Royal Opera House

George Osborne missed out on a position as chairman of the Royal Opera House after a nominations committee selected the co-founder of Carphone Warehouse David [...]

Read full article: George Osborne misses out on top job at ...→

Whitehall's systematic failure exposed: why this was a disaster ten years in the making

The austerity overseen by former chancellor George Osborne saw the NHS protected but the capacity of its sister public health services cut

Read full article: Whitehall's systematic failure exposed: ...→
  • #George Osborne
'Calorie war is yet another U-turn from Johnson,' says Darren Lewis

'Calorie war is yet another U-turn from Johnson,' says Darren Lewis

It was only last year, during his leadership campaign, that Johnson trashed the nanny state, targeting George Osborne’s sugar taxes and their proposed extensio [...]

Read full article: 'Calorie war is yet another U-turn from ...→
George Osborne promised us a ‘golden decade’ with China. It doesn’t quite seem to be working out

George Osborne promised us a ‘golden decade’ with China. It doesn’t quite seem to be working out

In the Commons, MPs queued up to denounce the Chinese regime over Hong Kong and the Uighurs... a far cry from the sycophancy of 2015

Read full article: George Osborne promised us a ‘golden dec...→
  • #George Osborne
Opinion: Doug Marr: Someone has to pay the price for Covid and Brexit

Opinion: Doug Marr: Someone has to pay the price for Covid and Brexit

IT’S not that long since former chancellor George Osborne insisted austerity was essential to balance the books. Theresa May let us in on her…

Read full article: Opinion: Doug Marr: Someone has to pay t...→
Remainers' No10 takeover continues as Cummings replacement unveiled as OSBORNE'S ex-aide

Remainers' No10 takeover continues as Cummings replacement unveiled as OSBORNE'S ex-aide

BORIS JOHNSON has unveiled George Osborne's former aide as his new chief of staff, in the latest shake-up at No10 following the exodus of Vote Leave heavyweigh [...]

Read full article: Remainers' No10 takeover continues as Cu...→
PM appoints ex‑Treasury boss as his chief of staff

PM appoints ex‑Treasury boss as his chief of staff

Boris Johnson has appointed a former investment banker who worked as George Osborne's principal private secretary as his new chief of staff.Dan Rosenfield, who [...]

Read full article: PM appoints ex‑Treasury boss as his chie...→
Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as No 10 chief of staff

Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as No 10 chief of staff

Dan Rosenfield served as principal private secretary to chancellors Alistair Darling and George Osborne.

Read full article: Johnson appoints ex-Treasury official as...→
Rishi Sunak's comprehensive spending review is a return to the rhetoric of austerity

Rishi Sunak's comprehensive spending review is a return to the rhetoric of austerity

Rishi Sunak’s comprehensive spending review returns British politics to its pre-2017 shape: a Conservative party arguing in favour of more cuts to public spend [...]

Read full article: Rishi Sunak's comprehensive spending rev...→
George Osborne: Brexiteers have shown they can destroy things. But can they build them?

George Osborne: Brexiteers have shown they can destroy things. But can they build them?

The court that had once revolved around the King’s new mistress gathers at the Tower to see her execution; the enemies of the King’s chief adviser plot and ult [...]

Read full article: George Osborne: Brexiteers have shown th...→
Ex-PMs lobbied Johnson months ago over testing, George Osborne claims

Ex-PMs lobbied Johnson months ago over testing, George Osborne claims

Four former prime ministers urged Boris Johnson in the summer to throw the “full weight of the British state” behind coronavirus testing, George Osborne has re [...]

Read full article: Ex-PMs lobbied Johnson months ago over t...→

On March 16, 2016, Chancellor George Osborne - the British Cabinet minister in c

On March 16, 2016, Chancellor George Osborne - the British Cabinet minister in charge of the Treasury - announced his financial and economic policy: the annual [...]

Read full article: On March 16, 2016, Chancellor George Osb...→
  • #George Osborne
George Osborne sells six-bed Notting Hill family home for £3.95million

George Osborne sells six-bed Notting Hill family home for £3.95million

The former chancellor, 49, had put his Notting Hill pad on the market for £4.95 million in March, but has had to knock £1 million off his asking price to attra [...]

Read full article: George Osborne sells six-bed Notting Hil...→
  • #George Osborne
US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe Biden to wreak havoc for Boris, says George Osborne

US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe Biden to wreak havoc for Boris, says George Osborne

BORIS JOHNSON has been sent an urgent warning by former Chancellor George Osborne who said it will be "hard work" for the UK Government to form a relationship [...]

Read full article: US election warning: 'Anti-Brexit' Joe B...→

Video: Former Chancellor George Osborne on PM's pandemic approach | Daily Mail Online

Former Chancellor George Osborne on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's pandemic approach in latest briefing last night.

Read full article: Video: Former Chancellor George Osborne ...→
George Osborne and Nicky Morgan are out of BBC chairman race

George Osborne and Nicky Morgan are out of BBC chairman race

Richard Sharp, an ex-Tory donor who worked with Chancellor Rishi Sunak at investment bank Goldman Sachs, is said to be the Government's choice to replace Sir D [...]

Read full article: George Osborne and Nicky Morgan are out ...→
Nicky Morgan and George Osborne turn down chance to head BBC

Nicky Morgan and George Osborne turn down chance to head BBC

Nicky Morgan and George Osborne have both ruled themselves out of the BBC chairmanship, leaving the way clear for Richard Sharp.The former investment banker at [...]

Read full article: Nicky Morgan and George Osborne turn dow...→
Trump v Biden: George Osborne gives his verdict on the US election

Trump v Biden: George Osborne gives his verdict on the US election

Every US election is billed as one of the most important of our times, but 2020 really will shape the globe as it either consigns the Trump presidency to histo [...]

Read full article: Trump v Biden: George Osborne gives his ...→
The political power couples who rule Westminster

The political power couples who rule Westminster

The list, compiled by glossy political magazine Mace , features both established marriages and fledgling romances, like the relationship between George Osborne [...]

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Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a house and depends according to the valu

Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a house and depends according to the valu

Stamp duty is the tax paid when buying a house and depends according to the value of the home. George Osborne announced major changes to the way stamp duty is [...]

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'Will finish the BBC!' Fierce backlash as George Osborne 'tipped for BBC chairman role'

'Will finish the BBC!' Fierce backlash as George Osborne 'tipped for BBC chairman role'

REPORTS that George Osborne is being lined up as the next BBC chairman have been met with a fierce backlash on social media.

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Ex-Chancellor George Osborne 'being lined up to be next BBC chairman on £160k'

Ex-Chancellor George Osborne 'being lined up to be next BBC chairman on £160k'

EX-Chancellor George Osborne is reportedly being lined up to be the next BBC chairman — on a £160,000 salary. The former Tory MP is being urged by “senior figu [...]

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George Osborne touted as potential candidate BBC chairman

George Osborne touted as potential candidate BBC chairman

George Osborne, who earlier this year missed out on a position as chairman of the Royal Opera House, is being urged to apply for the next £160,000 BBC chairman [...]

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George Osborne lined up as the next BBC chairman

George Osborne lined up as the next BBC chairman

The Government has reportedly increased the salary for the part-time role to £160,000 a year, The Telegraph can reveal

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Red Wall Tories want Johnson to do a U-turn

Red Wall Tories want Johnson to do a U-turn

It’s five years since George Osborne announced the most dramatic U-turn of his time as chancellor and bowed to pressure to scrap a planned cut in tax credits. [...]

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The bitter jealousies between three ex-Bullingdon boys who ran Britain

The bitter jealousies between three ex-Bullingdon boys who ran Britain

United in leading the Tory Party but divided by ambition in 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron, Chancellor George Osborne and London Mayor Boris Johnson exhibi [...]

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Why the UK’s surging national debt does not mean austerity must follow

Why the UK’s surging national debt does not mean austerity must follow

The UK’s second coronavirus wave is nothing like its first, but its effects are beginning to bite. Next week Boris Johnson is likely to impose tighter restrict [...]

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Who gets the vaccine is a political bombshell | George Osborne

Who gets the vaccine is a political bombshell | George Osborne

Who gets what, and who pays, is the essence of politics. It’s in every budget: shall we tax this half of the population to give more money to the other half? I [...]

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How Boris Johnson can save his premiership

How Boris Johnson can save his premiership

Our thinner Prime Minister has clearly lost some pounds. Less helpfully in the battle against Covid-19, the NHS track and trace system temporarily lost 15,841 [...]

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Why the cult of Rishi Sunak should now end

Why the cult of Rishi Sunak should now end

No British politician in recent history has enjoyed an ascent as heady as that of Rishi Sunak. In July 2019, the 40-year-old held the lowly office of under-sec [...]

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What would Keynes do?

What would Keynes do?

In the long-run, Covid-19 may well change the way we work and live. It may – and should – lead us towards a greener, less consumption-driven economy. The quest [...]

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We must end our dogmatic reliance on global supply chains and adopt “just-in-cas

We must end our dogmatic reliance on global supply chains and adopt “just-in-case” thinking.... The gap between Cameron’s big society ideal and public finance [...]

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Ex-Tory minister's wife dishes dirt on Cameron and Johnson in explosive new book

Ex-Tory minister's wife dishes dirt on Cameron and Johnson in explosive new book

Lady Sasha Swire's bombshell diaries contain references to Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, George Osborne, Dominic Cummings, Prince Andrew and David Cameron, who [...]

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George Osborne: Government's pandemic response not as bad as critics claim

George Osborne: Government's pandemic response not as bad as critics claim

The former Chancellor of the Exchequer said the government will have a very difficult time in finding ways to pay back the nation's coronavirus debt.

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George Osborne misses out on top job at Royal Opera House

George Osborne misses out on top job at Royal Opera House

George Osborne missed out on a position as chairman of the Royal Opera House after a nominations committee selected the co-founder of Carphone Warehouse David [...]

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Britain has taken sides in the Sino-American rivalry. For Europe the decision will be much harder

Britain has taken sides in the Sino-American rivalry. For Europe the decision will be much harder

The Hong Kong crisis has become a watershed in Britain’s post-Brexit geopolitical orientation. While Boris Johnson has kept close to the EU on Iran through the [...]

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Whitehall's systematic failure exposed: why this was a disaster ten years in the making

The austerity overseen by former chancellor George Osborne saw the NHS protected but the capacity of its sister public health services cut

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Philip Hammond's Brexit lobster lunch with George Osborne exposed

Philip Hammond's Brexit lobster lunch with George Osborne exposed

PHILIP HAMMOND and George Osborne were accused of plotting to sabotage Brexit over a lobster lunch after the 2016 EU referendum, unearthed reports reveal.

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Rob Rinder interview: It was me who made George Osborne a metrosexual

Rob Rinder interview: It was me who made George Osborne a metrosexual

The criminal barrister, television “judge” and one-time Strictly Come Dancing contestant Rob Rinder ushers me into the monochrome kitchen of his end-of-terrace [...]

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'Calorie war is yet another U-turn from Johnson,' says Darren Lewis

'Calorie war is yet another U-turn from Johnson,' says Darren Lewis

It was only last year, during his leadership campaign, that Johnson trashed the nanny state, targeting George Osborne’s sugar taxes and their proposed extensio [...]

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George Osborne names Rishi Sunak as the 'big star' of Conservative Party

George Osborne names Rishi Sunak as the 'big star' of Conservative Party

GEORGE OSBORNE has highlighted Rishi Sunak as the "big star" of the Conservative Party.

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George Osborne promised us a ‘golden decade’ with China. It doesn’t quite seem to be working out

George Osborne promised us a ‘golden decade’ with China. It doesn’t quite seem to be working out

In the Commons, MPs queued up to denounce the Chinese regime over Hong Kong and the Uighurs... a far cry from the sycophancy of 2015

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Sturgeon’s plan won’t get us out of lockdown

Sturgeon’s plan won’t get us out of lockdown

A strange alliance is emerging in the quest to find a way out of lockdown. Tory grandees such as Sir Iain Duncan Smith and George Osborne gather to praise Nico [...]

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