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PMQs live: George Osborne in spotlight as he stands in for David Cameron

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎4 hours ago‎
Dozens of Tory MPs and peers have written to the head of the civil service urging him to observe the rules of purdah ahead of the EU referendum and take down pro-EU links from websites.
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George Osborne's new financial year gets off to 'a disappointing start'

The Guardian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The chancellor, George Osborne, has fallen behind in his deficit-reduction programme just a month into the new financial year, with the government borrowing more than expected in April.

PMQs live: George Osborne and Angela Eagle stand in for weekly grilling

Mirror.co.uk - ‎24 minutes ago‎
David Cameron's in Japan for a meeting of the G7, so George Osborne is taking the reins for today's Commons clash. It's possible we could be getting a glimpse of the future, as the Chancellor fields questions today - but we're certain Eurosceptic ...

George Osborne 'uncorks the Gauke' once again

Spectator.co.uk (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
So, it ought to come as little surprise to Osborne that MPs were weary to his ways when he appeared to use the same old strategy to avoid awkward questions on Monday about the latest Treasury EU report.
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Simon Jenkins: Don't believe George Osborne — Brexit will not drive down house prices

Evening Standard - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Vote Brexit to end London's housing crisis. George Osborne said it yesterday. He said Brexit “could” cut house prices by 10 to 18 per cent.
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Bank boss Carney accused of conspiring with George Osborne for EU 'propaganda'

Express.co.uk - ‎18 hours ago‎
BANK of England boss Mark Carney was accused of conspiring with George Osborne to produce Brexit "propaganda", when he appeared before the MP Treasury Select Committee today.
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George Osborne rated as a natural leader by just two per cent of the British public, according to survey

City A.M. - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Just two per cent of Britons believe that chancellor George Osborne is a natural leader, and just over one in ten believe he would be up to succeeding David Cameron as Prime Minister.

Steve Bell on George Osborne and his warnings over Brexit – cartoon

The Guardian - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Steve Bell on George Osborne and his warnings over Brexit - cartoon. Steve Bell 24.5.16. Illustration: Steve Bell. Steve Bell.

George Osborne, the really unfortunate chancellor

The Guardian - ‎May 22, 2016‎
George Osborne is not the first chancellor of the exchequer to arrive in office expressing concern about the unbalanced nature of UK growth.

Tampon tax still not scrapped as George Osborne 'goes quiet' on his pledge

The Independent - ‎May 22, 2016‎
George Osborne is facing pressure from campaigners after failing to scrap the tampon tax. Campaigners claim the Government has “gone quiet” on the matter since announcing the five per cent VAT on sanitary products would be scrapped back in March.
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Nicola Sturgeon warns George Osborne his fear-based campaigning could have a negative effect on voters

Herald Scotland - ‎May 24, 2016‎
NICOLA Sturgeon has criticised George Osborne's “fear-based campaigning” on the EU, warning that insulting voters' intelligence with overblown claims could have a negative impact on the campaign to keep Britain in.
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Archbishop criticises George Osborne's Brexit 'scare stories'

Catholic Herald Online - ‎May 23, 2016‎
An archbishop has become the first senior Church leader in the UK to show public sympathy for the Brexit campaign. European Union ambitions to turn the bloc into the super-state were wrong, said Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark.
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George Osborne pledge to scrap 'very unfair' tuition fees comes to light

The Guardian - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A letter by a young Conservative MP called George Osborne, in which the writer criticises the introduction of university tuition fees, describing them as very unfair and a “tax on learning”, has been discovered by a former constituent.

George Osborne 'like Pinocchio' for house prices claim, says Duncan Smith

The Guardian - ‎May 21, 2016‎
“Let me just remind everybody that it was the Treasury and George Osborne who said when we came into power in 2010 we couldn't trust Treasury reports because they were always fiddled with by chancellors of the exchequer,” Duncan Smith told Sky News.

Austerity is far more than just cuts. It's about privatising everything we own

The Guardian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Almost everyone who gives the matter serious thought agrees that George Osborne and David Cameron want to reshape Britain. The spending cuts, the upending of the NHS, even this month's near-miss over the BBC: signs lie everywhere of how this will be ...
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G7 meeting: Haruhiko Kuroda randomly grabs George Osborne's bum

Metro - ‎May 21, 2016‎
While in the middle of shaking hands and schmoozing, George Osborne appeared to be randomly groped by the Governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda.

George Osborne may live to regret treating his former friends with such arrogant contempt

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 17, 2016‎
George Osborne is really going for it on the economic aspect of the Brexit referendum. He's called his opponents “economically illiterate” and “conspiracists”, declaring the economic debate “over” and that it's time to “stop pretending” Brexit will ...

Video: PM David Cameron and George Osborne warn of 'DIY recession' after Brexit

Belfast Telegraph - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne warn that a vote to leave the EU would plunge Britain into recession.

George Osborne's Sugar Tax crackdown exposed as a sham

The Sun - ‎May 22, 2016‎
GEORGE Osborne's crackdown on soft drinks is exposed as a sham today - as Government figures reveal sales have plunged 44 per cent without a 'Sugar Tax'.
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