UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove has declared war on crony capitalism.
UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove has declared war on crony capitalism.
George Osborne’s London Evening Standard has been accused of selling its editorial independence for £3 million in exchange for “money can’t buy” news coverage of narratives and campaigns backed by big brands including Google and Uber.
A new study has estimated that the impact of a vote to Leave the European Union predicted by George Osborne’s Treasury was out by around £100 billion.
Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said there is a new plot to reverse Brexit, with leading Tories backing giving largely pro-European Union (EU) 16 and 17-year-olds the vote.
Apocalyptic predictions of Britain’s economy collapsing in the event of a vote for Britain to leave the European Union produced by the treasury are no longer valid, a senior civil servant has said. Reuters reports: The top official at Britain’s
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has hinted at a possible return to frontline politics, arguing the case against a full Brexit, and even demanding that immigration into the United Kingdom does not necessarily have to be reduced
Theresa May’s Remainer-dominated Cabinet met for almost two hours for a “very detailed” discussion of its Brexit plans – and did not mention immigration once.
Pro-EU diehards in Britain suffered fresh embarrassment on June 12th as unemployment fell to a 43-year low, despite high-profile official warnings that a Brexit vote would push it up by 500,000.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has u-turned on its dire Brexit predictions, admitting that “quality of life” in Britain will, in fact, “probably remain to a very great extent as it is today”. Prior to Britain’s referendum
One year on from the public’s historic vote to Leave the European Union, negotiations have only just begun and MPs are still arguing over whether to actually go ahead with Brexit.
George Osborne insists the General Election results mean “there is no majority in the House of Commons for a hard Brexit” – but campaigners familiar with the Tory and Labour Party manifestos have rubbished his claims.
At 248,000, net immigration to the United Kingdom in 2016 remains roughly two-and-a-half times higher than the Conservative Party promised in 2010, according to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates.
George Osborne has chastised Theresa May for failing to drop David Cameron’s pledge to reduce immigration “from the hundreds of thousands to the tens of thousands”, claiming senior Tories privately disagree with it.
Brexit Britain has received a significant boost from Amazon, which has announced that it will establish a major technology hub in Cambridge.
Former Tory Chancellor George Osborn has used the lead article of the London Evening Standard to attack Brexit on his first day as editor, as angry black cab drivers descended on his new office to protest.
LONDON (AFP) – Former British finance minister George Osborne, a key opponent of Brexit, said Wednesday he was quitting parliament but would “go on fighting” for Britain as editor of London’s Evening Standard newspaper.
A senior parliamentary committee believes that “inappropriate” interventions in the Brexit referendum by government officials have undermined public trust in Civil Service impartiality.
LONDON (AP) – Former British Treasury chief George Osborne has been appointed editor of the Evening Standard newspaper, touching off a torrent of criticism about whether a sitting lawmaker should be able to run a London-based daily.
The average forecast for UK economic growth has more than tripled since Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) as economists monitored by HM Treasury revise their predictions upwards.
Cambridge University’s Centre for Business Research has condemned the ‘Project Fear’ predictions which the government produced during Britain’s referendum on the European Union (EU) as “very flawed and very partisan”.
George Gideon Oliver Osborne, the former Tory chancellor, has admitted he did not “understand” people outside of London were “angry” and felt “disconnected” from the governing elites in Westminster and the European Union (EU).
The world’s ‘leading’ economic think-tank, repeatedly cited by the Chancellor to push ‘project fear’, has humiliatingly U-turned on its ‘doomsday’ Brexit warnings, predicting strong growth for the UK.
The newly-moustachioed, outgoing leader of Britain’s UK Independence Party (UKIP) has issued a devastating obituary of former Chancellor George Osborne’s political career, branding him a “pasty-faced bastard”, “a weasel”, and calling his behaviour during the European Union referendum campaign “despicable”.
I can think of only two explanations for David Cameron’s dodgy resignation honours list, in which he has showered knighthoods and gongs on all manner of cronies, lickspittles and catamites, ranging from his wife’s fashion stylist to the Labour apparatchik who ran the mendacious and unsuccessful Remain campaign, and which one former cabinet minister has described as “sticking two fingers up” at the Tory party.
The German Finance Minister has hit out against Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s plans to cut the corporation tax rate post-Brexit, saying Germany had “no intention” to join in a “race to the bottom”. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday,
The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has used the death of Labour MP Jo Cox to demand Brexit supporter uses less “divisive political debate” seconds before comparing UKIP to the Nazis and reasserting his doomsday predictions for the economy outside the EU.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has been slammed by London’s estate agents who insist that he, not the possibility of an exit from the European Union, is to blame for the recent slump in London’s property market. In
Germany’s largest bank has predicted British stocks will be the best-performing in the continent and top UK firms will outperform EU rivals by as much as 5 per cent after a Brexit.
LONDON (Reuters) – Chancellor George Osborne said on Wednesday he would introduce an emergency budget if Britain voted to leave the European Union, but 57 of his own Conservative Party’s lawmakers said they would block the measures. Britons will vote
A vote to leave the European Union in a referendum next week would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts, Britain’s finance minister warned Wednesday, as stock markets sank on the increasingly likely prospect of Brexit.
Chancellor George Osborne’s warning that every household would be £4,300 worse off if Britain leaves the European Union (EU) is based a false assumption about how much single market actually means for British trade. Treasury figures trumpeted by Mr Osborne
How upset should we be by news that the BBC has been forced to slash its online food recipe service – as part of a £15 million cost-cutting programme? Fortunately, the faded Eighties pop star and left wing activist Billy
Mark Carney was imported from his native Canada to become Britain’s Bank of England governor on an £874,000 salary for one reason and one reason only: to serve as the creature of Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.
The British public should take government predictions on the economic impact of leaving the European Union (EU) with a pinch of salt, the former Bank of England governor Mervyn King has warned, slamming the Treasury’s “simple minded” assessment of the
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