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George Osborne: Theresa May Must Opt for a 'Soft' Brexit

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Britain’s former Chancellor George Osborne has urged Theresa May’s government to pursue the closest possible relationship it can with Europe after Brexit. Many senior figures in Osborne and May’s Conservative party have urged the prime...Show More Summary

Is George Osborne the answer to Brexit?

Embed from Getty Images   I didn’t think this would be a post I’d ever write. Anyone who’s followed my posts over the last three years will know I’m not exactly George Osborne’s biggest fan. I felt he turned from being a huge asset to the Conservatives in the opposition years into a Chancellor who […]

George Osborne Says He Won't Stay Quiet on Conservative Backbenches

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Britain’s former Chancellor George Osborne has said he won’t stay quiet on the backbenches as he takes on a new role lobbying for one of his administration’s pet projects. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Friday about the...Show More Summary

U.K. Constituency Boundary Review Could Threaten Corbyn, Osborne

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and former Chancellor George Osborne could face a battle to hold onto their parliamentary seats under proposals to redraw the boundaries of constituencies in England and Wales. The draft proposals, put forward by the Boundary Commission, reduce the number of MPs in England from 533 to 501 and in Wales from 40 to 29. Show More Summary

George Osborne, the modern day Winston Churchill?

Embed from Getty Images If Brexit does turn out be an economic mistake then could country turn to the man who warned about the risks of Brexit? We’ve been here before, a charismatic former Tory Chancellor who warned the country and Tory party against a particular course of action, his counsel was ignored, he was […]

Will Boondoggling Help UK Exports?

Theresa May, like George Osborne, recognised the importance of exports for Britain but her solution is similarly simplistic. George Osborne doubled the UK Trade and Investment budget and Theresa May has grossed the quango up to become a Department of State under Dr Liam Fox with three ministers and the usual baggage train of advisers. Show More Summary

Ex-U.K. Chancellor George Osborne Filmed Firing Machine Gun In Vietnam

Former British Chancellor George Osborne has been filmed in a Vietnam jungle purportedly firing a machine gun. A video posted online by the Daily Mirror appears to show the British MP enjoying his summer holiday as he unloads a heavy...Show More Summary

'Golden Era' of Sino-British Relations Falters Over Nuclear Deal

Diplomats in Beijing and London are working to stabilize relations between the two capitals after the British Government pulled the brakes on a nuclear power deal less than a year after UK Chancellor George Osborne declared a "golden decade for the UK-China relationship."

Labour chooses an Everton fan to be its candidate for Mayor of Greater Manchester

He’s resigning as an MP creating a by-election in Leigh One of the legacies of George Osborne’s chancellorship was the creation of an executive mayor to cover the greater Manchester region. This was the spearhead of the “Northern Powerhouse” which is no longer looked on favourably by the current occupant of Number 10. You can […]

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