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George Osborne to be handed control of Whitehall marketing budget

The Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Chancellor, George Osborne, is to be handed control over Whitehall's multi-million pound and marketing-and-communications budget, sparking suspicion of a “land grab” that will help his leadership prospects.
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George Osborne's buy-to-let raid risks damaging UK economy - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mr Tyrie warned that Mr Osborne's self-imposed ban on raising national insurance, income tax and VAT this parliament meant the Treasury was raising new revenues in “less transparent ways”.
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George Osborne's brother struck off after affair with vulnerable patient

The Guardian - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The hearing, which began in Manchester on Monday, heard that when Osborne ended the relationship last February, the woman - referred to as Patient A - tried to kill herself days later.
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George Osborne voices support for tax transparency

Financial Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
The UK chancellor has thrown his support behind plans to force multinational companies to reveal more information about their taxes and profits in individual countries.
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George Osborne's brother faces being struck off after having affair with patient

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
George Osborne's psychiatrist brother faces being struck off after a two-year affair with a vulnerable patient he had been treating for depression, anxiety and fatigue.
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Anthony Hilton: Scandal of Chancellor George Osborne's pensions meddling

Evening Standard - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
But even in his wildest dreams, Brown would surely not have sought to get away with what Chancellor George Osborne is currently quietly putting in place.
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IFS warns market turmoil could leave black hole in George Osborne's plans

The Guardian - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Britain's leading experts on the public finances are warning that the turmoil on global stock markets threatens to leave a £2bn black hole in George Osborne's deficit-reduction plans that could force the chancellor to raise taxes or make fresh cuts in ...

George Osborne praises £77bn creative sector as industry gathers at Downing Street to support diversity

The Drum - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Marketing leaders from some of the UK's biggest brands, agency leaders and education representatives gathered at 11 Downing Street to support greater diversity within the creative industries.

Steve Bell on George Osborne and the economy – cartoon

The Guardian - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Steve Bell on George Osborne and the economy - cartoon. Steve Bell 10.2.16. Illustration: Steve Bell. Steve Bell. Tuesday 9 February 2016 16.54 EST Last modified on Tuesday 9 February 2016 19.13 EST.

Bridget Christie: why does George Osborne make me so angry? Let me count the ways…

The Guardian - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
I've been trying to figure out what it is about George Osborne that makes me so angry. I initially thought it was the hi-vis jacket/hard hat/safety goggles combo he insists on wearing to black tie events, in an attempt to look like a normal person.
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George Osborne makes another embarassing U turn over plans to slash opposition party funding

The Sun - ‎18 hours ago‎
GEORGE OSBORNE was forced into another humiliating U-turn yesterday - over “shabby” plans to slash funding for opposition parties.

The coming months will require judicious action by George Osborne as the world faces fresh financial turmoil

The Independent - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
There are, as we report, some reasons for optimism and yet others for deep concern. Whatever follows may prove to be the most significant test yet in George Osborne's career. Young as he is, Mr Osborne has already completed a longer term as Chancellor ...

What has George Osborne got against local services? - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
We will also make sure that everyone knows that it is George Osborne's cuts which are behind reductions in home helps, buses, libraries and swimming pools and not local councillors.
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George Osborne hit with fresh blow as Britain's exports plunge by £8BN

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
George Osborne's hopes for strong growth took another hit today as official statistics revealed an £8.1 billion plunge in exports.
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George Osborne challenged on 'unclear' bank fine tax rules

BBC News - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Chancellor George Osborne has been asked to clarify whether banks are offsetting the cost of fines they pay against tax to cut their tax bill.
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George Osborne's 'tenant tax' could force thousands of families out of council homes - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Tens of thousands of hard-working families face being forced from their council homes under Tory plans to scrap subsidised rents, shock figures revealed today.

George Osborne faces "monumental challenge" to hit export target of £1trillion by 2020 - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
George Osborne faces a “monumental challenge” to hit another of his economic targets after Britain's trade gap reached a record high.

George Osborne jets to Super Bowl 50 despite row over Google tax deal

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
With the row still raging over Google's 'sweetheart' tax deal, George Osborne has jetted across the Atlantic to watch today's NFL Super Bowl - which is part-sponsored by the technology giant.
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These mate's rates from George Osborne let Google off the hook on tax

The Guardian - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Perhaps the best indicator of George Osborne's shifting position on the Google deal has been his studied refusal to answer questions about it.

George Osborne's psychiatrist brother struck off over affair with patient

Barry and District News - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Chancellor George Osborne's shamed psychiatrist brother showed "a blatant disregard for the fundamental tenets of the medical profession" in having a two-year sexual relationship with a vulnerable patient.