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Tag: George Osborne

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David Cameron’s Dodgy Honours List: A Fitting Epitaph For A Rubbish Regime

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.

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Osborne Faces Rebellion Over Brexit Emergency Budget

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

Osborne ‘Wrong On Brexit Trade Warnings’

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

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Osborne Faces New Tory Rebellion Over Disability Benefits Cuts

LONDON (Reuters) – Chancellor George Osborne faced the prospect on Friday of a politically damaging and financially costly U-turn as dissent within his ruling Conservative Party grew over his plans to cut disability benefits. Osborne is seen as a contender

British Budget Extends Austerity, Cuts Growth Outlook

Britain unleashed a fresh wave of austerity on Wednesday in its latest annual budget and cut its growth outlook citing global markets turbulence rooted in China. Finance minister George Osborne, presenting his annual tax and spend plans, also warned that