George Osborne

We turn politics into a deposition at our peril
We turn politics into a deposition at our peril
Politics is not known as one of the more truthful professions. Spin, exaggeration, and truth-stretching are all staples of the [...]
May 30, 2019
Theresa May calls for return of maintenance grants for poorer students
Theresa May calls for return of maintenance grants for poorer students
Theresa May will call for the reintroduction of maintenance grants for university students from poorer backgrounds on Thursday. The outgoing Prime [...]
May 29, 2019
Esther McVey reveals she will stand in the next Tory leadership contest
Esther McVey reveals she will stand in the next Tory leadership contest
Another Conservative MP has joined the race to become the next Prime Minister, with former work and pensions secretary Esther [...]
May 9, 2019
Evening Standard set to cut jobs as it merges print and online business
Evening Standard set to cut jobs as it merges print and online business
The Evening Standard is to announce a string of job cuts as it looks to merge its print and online [...]
May 3, 2019
Labour policies will represent 'revolution' for UK economy says John McDonnell
Labour policies will represent 'revolution' for UK economy says John McDonnell
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said Labour will unleash an economic “revolution” if it wins power. The Labour MP for Hayes and [...]
April 29, 2019
A new book about austerity has put Keynesian economists on the defensive
A new book about austerity has put Keynesian economists on the defensive
Notoriously, economists quarrel about almost everything in their subject. But since the publication of John Maynard Keynes’ General Theory of Employment, [...]
April 29, 2019
DEBATE: Should individuals be held accountable for the failure of the Garden Bridge project?
DEBATE: Should individuals be held accountable for the failure of the Garden Bridge project?
Should individuals be held accountable for the failure of the Garden Bridge project? Caroline Pidgeon, chair of the London Assembly Transport [...]
April 12, 2019
Charity watchdog criticised for lack of action against £53.5m Garden Bridge project trustees
Charity watchdog criticised for lack of action against £53.5m Garden Bridge project trustees
The charity watchdog has been criticised for failing to take action against the people behind the failed Garden Bridge project [...]
April 9, 2019
George Osborne tax scheme gave 'unjustified preferential treatment' to multinational companies
George Osborne tax scheme gave 'unjustified preferential treatment' to multinational companies
The European Commission (EC) has found a UK scheme gave tax breaks to some multinational companies illegally, and has ordered [...]
April 2, 2019
Home-buying or retirement: What are Lifetime Isa savers planning to use their money for?
Home-buying or retirement: What are Lifetime Isa savers planning to use their money for?
When then chancellor George Osborne announced that the government would launch the Lifetime Isa in 2017, the industry was stunned. Designed for [...]
March 20, 2019
Fresh data reveals the folly of Britain’s apprentice levy
Fresh data reveals the folly of Britain’s apprentice levy
Today is the start of National Apprenticeship Week, an event that should celebrate the endeavours of ambitious young adults across [...]
March 4, 2019
Tory MPs Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston quit Conservative party
Tory MPs Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston quit Conservative party
The Conservatives were reeling this lunchtime as three MPs announced they have quit the party to join a group of ex-Labour [...]
February 20, 2019
China: How George Osborne's 'golden era' lost its shine
China: How George Osborne's 'golden era' lost its shine
When former chancellor George Osborne visited China in 2015, he pronounced it the start of a “golden era” of Sino-British relations. [...]
February 17, 2019
Chancellor Philip Hammond's planned visit to China next week is called off
Chancellor Philip Hammond's planned visit to China next week is called off
Chancellor Philip Hammond's trip to China has been called off after reports that a speech the UK defence secretary made [...]
February 16, 2019

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