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George Osborne pledges to support local newspaper industry

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
In a speech to journalists on Thursday night, he also said the government was hoping to use the BBC licence fee to support a press struggling with declining advertising revenues.
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Please give a big round of applause for George Osborne, Comedian of the Exchequer - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
There are some who would say that George Osborne has been trolling us for years. How else, they'd say, would you explain that front bench acid rave comedown, or that power stance, or this year's Budget.

George Osborne denies blocking review into “crack cocaine” betting machines - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
George Osborne denies blocking a review. George Osborne has been forced to deny blocking a review into “crack cocaine” betting machines because of the tax revenue they generate.
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GDP growth slows in fresh blow for George Osborne

The Independent - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The ONS said the latest data showed the continued heavy reliance of the UK economy on the services industry for growth, confirming that George Osborne's promises of an economic rebalancing towards manufacturing are still not being delivered.
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It's George Osborne killing British steel, claims Tata boss

The Sun - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
GEORGE OSBORNE risks killing off British manufacturing with sky-high green taxes and business rates - the Indian boss of the Port Talbot steelworks blasted today.
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Zizzi cuts tips for waiters to compensate for George Osborne's new £7.20 living wage

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Italian restaurant Zizzi has cut the share of customer tips that goes to its waiters as it became the latest firm to target staff perks in response to George Osborne's new living wave. The chain has also restricted free food for its staff - only ...
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Who are George Osborne's pro-Brexit relatives? - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Mr Osborne's aunt Jennifer Little, 77, who lives in Chelsea, has dramatically backed the Brexit campaign. Mrs Little told the Evening Standard: “My husband and I are very fond of George but we totally disagree with him on Brexit.” She rubbished her ...
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'The EU referendum will destroy David Cameron and it's all George Osborne's fault' - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The EU referendum is doing all sorts of things to the Conservative Party. Some are obvious and predictable: many of the tensions and rows underway between senior Tories, including Cabinet colleagues, are simply the continuation of conflicts that have ...

BBC chief meets George Osborne to seek protection for licence fee funds

The Guardian - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The BBC's director general is understood to have met with George Osborne in an attempt to head off government attempts to top-slice the licence fee.
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Deficit figures an embarrassment for George Osborne as he misses targets set last month - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
George Osborne, the Chancellor, has been dealt an embarrassing blow as official figures revealed that he has failed to meet his deficit reduction targets.
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'You stole the living wage!' George Osborne shot down on TV by financial expert over his £7.20 rate - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
A financial expert has shot George Osborne to ribbons on national TV by declaring: "You stole the living wage!" The Chancellor squirmed as Martin Lewis hit out at his newly-introduced £7.20-an-hour rate for over-25s.

George Osbourne accused of imposing 'stealth tax' on beer

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
George Osborne was last night accused of imposing a 'stealth tax' on beer drinkers through the introduction of the National Living Wage.

George Osborne agrees to exempt MPs from anti-money laundering checks under pressure from Tory backbencher - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
George Osborne has agreed to make MPs exempt from anti-money laundering checks under pressure from moaning Tory backbenchers.

Jane Collins writes to George Osborne about the Treasury report

UKIP - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
JaneCollinsdesk.png UKIP Employment Spokeswoman Jane Collins MEP has written to the Chancellor regarding a number of anomalies in the much publicised Brexit report by the Treasury.

Dear George Osborne, it's time to tackle tax dodging

New Statesman - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
You may have noticed that tax dodging is rather big news these days. It's the key item on the agenda this Friday for your meeting in the Netherlands with your 27 EU opposite numbers.

George Osborne said 'obvs' and it was a bit awks - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
George Osborne has proved once and for all he's down with the kids by saying 'obvs'. Double-syllable words were just too much for the streetwise Chancellor when he appeared on TV last night.

George Osborne may have made a fatal error by revealing his hand on Brexit

City A.M. - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Graeme Leach is a member of the Shadow Monetary Policy Committee at the Institute of Economic Affairs. [..] Full profile. George Osborne Underlines UK Government's Opposition To Currency Union. In 2003, the Treasury stated that UK trade could increase ...