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21 February 2014

12:17 PM

21 February 2014

12:17 PM

What is the Chancellor describing here during an event in Sydney? Or perhaps this is a new hand gesture to deploy against Ed Balls at Treasury Questions?

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  • the viceroy’s gin

    “…ever since I got kicked by that horse I don’t think so good and my hand goes like this…”

  • London Calling

    George: “Look no strings attached”………:)

  • London Calling

    George bouncing the economy ball…..:)

  • George_Arseborne

    Ummmmm! Not too sure of this growth . The hand gesture means signifies an epileptic economy under his command. Simple. What a wobbling Chancellor.

  • ButcombeMan

    Look, I am off the coke and the booze and if I concentrate I can keep my hands steady.

    • telemachus

      Snag is he does not have the charisma of Ed Balls to pull off hand gestures

      • Bert

        I’ve always thought of Balls as one who uses his hand to pull off.

      • CharlietheChump

        Oh you are a funny trot.

  • Hexhamgeezer

    “Look, the economy’s doing fine – I’ve stopped biting me nails!”

  • Daniel Maris

    “…and then the £90 billion I’m borrowing this year just disappears – like that!”

  • Rockin Ron

    Not the demi quenelle?

    • BarkingAtTreehuggers

      A fa-quenelle?

  • Colin56

    What is the Chancellor doing in Sydney? Why, and how much, are we paying for it? I think we should be told. Answers please.

    • James S

      G20 meeting. Yes, as we would pay for all politicians to attend.

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