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Saturday PS: Heads he wins...

GEORGE Osborne is in a very happy position at the moment. If the economy does well, it is testimony to the Chancellor’s genius. If it does badly, that just goes to show that we need to stay in the European...

UK Chancellor exempts families of "Politically Exposed Persons" from money laundering scrutiny

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

George Osborne, the Tory chancellor of David Cameron's UK government, has amended the Bank of England and Financial Services Bill to exempt the families of "Politically Exposed Persons" -- Members of Parliament and other elites -- from money laundering investigations. (more…)

These 6 charts explain why UK households will be £4,300 worse off if Britain leaves the EU

Britain's Chancellor George Osborne pulled out all the stops on Monday to sway the undecided voters on the EU referendum. With voting day, June 23, only 10 weeks away, the government released a 200-page report with calculations on the...Show More Summary

George Osborne just unveiled a Brexit doomsday scenario for Britain's economy and personal finances

Britain's Chancellor George Osborne wants the country to stay in the European Union at all costs. And today, he released a killer doomsday scenario in The Times about how Britain will suffer if people vote to leave the EU in the referendum...Show More Summary

Brexit to Cost Every UK Household $6,000 per Year – Head of Treasury

Britain’s exit from the European Union would cost each household 4,300 pounds ($6,000) per year and would negatively affect the British economy, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said in an article.

British-Led Tax Reporting Scheme Branded Hypocritical by Campaign Groups

British Chancellor George Osborne has been accused of hypocrisy after unveiling an agreement with Germany, France, Italy and Spain that will see tax and law enforcement agencies from the five countries exchange data on company beneficial ownership registers and new registers of trusts.

British Chancellor Calls for Global Action Against Antibiotic Resistance

UK Chancellor George Osborne declared that resistance to antibiotics may become “an even greater threat to mankind than cancer,” calling for immediate global action during a speech to delegates of the International Monetary Fund.

Britons Prefer Jeremy Corbyn To George Osborne As Prime Minister

Britons would rather have Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister than the Chancellor George Osborne, according to a poll. Asked by the pollster YouGov whether Corbyn or Osborne would make the best Prime Minister, 21 percent said...Show More Summary

Watch: David Cameron Says Top Politicians Should Publish Tax Returns

In the wake of the "Panama Papers" scandal, British Prime Minister David Cameron published his tax return, closely followed by Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn and Chancellor George Osborne.  Speaking in parliament, he said heShow More Summary

U.K.'s Corbyn and Osborne Publish Tax Returns

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Britain’s Chancellor and Leader of the Opposition have published their tax returns, following the Prime Minister’s decision to do so in the wake of the “Panama Papers” leaks. Chancellor George Osborne released a summary of his finances...Show More Summary

UK Finance Chief Osborne Publishes Tax Return Following #PanamaPapers Leak

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne published on Monday his tax return data for the 2014-2015 tax year, responding to a call by British Prime Minister David Cameron to do so.

Panama Papers: Pressure Grows On George Osborne To Publish Tax Return

Britain’s Chancellor George Osborne is considering making his tax arrangements public, as the fallout from the Panama Papers leak engulfs the U.K. parliament. Osborne is facing pressure to follow Prime Minister David Cameron in publishing his tax return. Show More Summary

Millions of Britons get a pay rise today and unions and companies aren't happy

Millions of Britain's lowest paid workers get a pay rise on Friday because the new national living wage becomes compulsory as of April 1. In July last year, Chancellor George Osborne said the government would scrap the National Minimum...Show More Summary

Austerity vs the free market

One of George Osborne’s great if inadvertent achievements – aided by a complicit media – has been to escape sufficient censure for the consequences of austerity. Few people blamed his cuts for the winter floods, just as savers aren’t blaming...

Betting on Osborne’s next Cabinet job

Should you be betting on George Osborne going to the Foreign Office? After a sub-optimal fortnight for George Osborne, William Hill have a market up on George Osborne’s next Cabinet job. I think backing the 5/2 on him as next Foreign Secretary might be the best option. I suspect after the referendum (assuming a Remain victory) […]

Cameron and Osborne in Battle to Win Back Confidence After Blunders

UK Prime Minister David Cameron and his Chancellor George Osborne will Tuesday attempt to clear up the mess of a botched budget and the resignation of a senior member of their cabinet in a week that has seen confidence in both severely dented.

Is George Osborne Finished?

They seek him here, they seek him there. Those lobby hacks seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven or is he in hell? That demned elusive... Chancellor of the Exchequer. Okay, so my reworked rhyme lifted from the Scarlet Pimpernel doesn't work. Show More Summary

UK's Cameron seeks to end party infighting, backs finance minister Osborne

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron backed his embattled finance minister George Osborne on Monday in a bid to stem a bout of infighting triggered by the resignation of a senior minister.

This one silly promise shows why George Osborne has messed up so badly

Britain's Chancellor George Osborne is watching how a policy he announced in his budget is tearing his party apart — and it's all his own fault. In response to a planned £1.3 billion cut to welfare payments, former Tory leader Iain Duncan...Show More Summary

It now feels when in 2016 not if Osborne departs as Chancellor

Ladbrokes: 25/1 for George Osborne to be replaced as Chancellor before end of March. — Ladbrokes Politics (@LadPolitics) March 21, 2016 After No10 says the PM "absolutely" has 'full confidence'...Show More Summary

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