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Former Chancellor George Osborne was paid over £320,000 for giving five speeches within a month

LONDON — Former Chancellor George Osborne was paid over £320,000 for giving just five speeches in the space of a month, according to the latest register of parliamentary interests. Theresa May sacked Osborne as chancellor when she became...Show More Summary

Today’s autumn statement is the first big Treasury event since GE2005 when Osborne has not been Chancellor or Shadow

Very best wishes to my friend @PHammondMP as he delivers his first Autumn Statement today & helps UK prepare for challenges ahead — George Osborne (@George_Osborne) November 23, 2016 But don’t write off George yet For a man who still looks quite youthful Osborne has been at the top of British politics for a long […]

Worried about BREXIT – fear no more. Tony Blair is coming to the rescue

And he’s said to be ready to team up with George Osborne Hard to know what to make of the above story in today’s Sunday Times about Labour’s most successful leader in terms of winning elections. Whatever your view Blair he was an immense political figure and clearly has been looking for a role in […]

George Osborne: Immigrants Don't Take British Jobs

Britain’s former chancellor George Osborne has hit out at post-Brexit rhetoric over immigration, saying the idea that immigrants take British jobs is not backed up by data. Speaking at the London School of Economics on Thursday, Osborne...Show More Summary

George Osborne used Victorian London's 'horse st' problem as a metaphor for government's attitude towards technology

Former Chancellor George Osborne thinks the government will be as good at protecting society from future technological developments as it was at solving Victorian London's "horse shit" problem — which means, not very. Osborne appeared...Show More Summary

Don't expect Philip Hammond's first Autumn Statement to be anything like an Osborne budget

Britain's Chancellor Philip Hammond is planning to take a more flexible approach to the balancing the country's books than predecessor George Osborne, according to a Financial Times report. The paper says that the Chancellor has briefed...Show More Summary

George Osborne thinks democracy is under threat: 'Get out there and fight for things you currently take for granted'

Former British Chancellor George Osborne believes "western" values such as democracy, free trade, and open society are at risk of being "rolled back" and says people must "fight" to protect them. Speaking at an event at the Bloomberg...Show More Summary

DEUTSCHE BANK: Britain will have to borrow an extra £40 billion a year after abandoning Osborne's deficit plan

Abandoning George Osborne's deficit reduction plan will force the UK to tap the bond market for an extra £40 billion per year, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank. One of Philip Hammond's first moves on becoming Chancellor was toShow More Summary

As Phil Hammond loosens the belt, how is NI set to take advantage?

2 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

“Boring Phil Hammond” yesterday effectively announced his intention to dispense with George Osborne’s (slightly mad) targeting of a surplus in government funding. This is, potentially, a very big deal, which the First and deputy First Minister (not to mention the new Finance, and back seat, Business Minister) should be on to pretty sharpish…

The British government made a massive economic U-turn to try and solve Britain's housing crisis

Chancellor Philip Hammond is signalling a fundamental departure from predecessor George Osborne's austerity-driven budget policies with plans to borrow £5 billion to fuel house building in the UK. Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the...Show More Summary

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