George Osborne

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It’s time for George Osborne to go – and go now

29 June 2016 16:38

This is an extract from Charles Moore’s Notes in the new issue of The Spectator, out tomorrow. George Osborne says…

George Osborne rules himself out of Tory leadership race

28 June 2016 7:49

George Osborne has ruled himself out of the Tory party leadership contest. The Chancellor said that whilst he accepted the…

Bank Of England Governor Mark Carney And U.K. Chancellor Of The Exchequer Speak At Annual Mansion House Dinner

George Osborne ditches ‘Project Fear’ as he breaks his Brexit silence

27 June 2016 7:55

George Osborne has turned his back on ‘Project Fear’ after finally breaking his Brexit silence. The aim of his speech…

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We need to tell EU nationals that they can stay in the UK

26 June 2016 16:43

It is now almost three days since David Cameron announced his resignation. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been in…


When will George Osborne stop tinkering with pensions?

21 June 2016 14:33

Sooner rather than later, George Osborne is going to have to come clean and tell us what he really wants to…

The Prime Minister And Chancellor Join Forces For The Remain Campaign

What if we vote Remain… then still have a recession?

21 June 2016 10:18

A vote to leave the EU would cause economic Armageddon. We know because David Cameron and George Osborne have told…

Coffee House shots: Osborne’s Brexit budget

15 June 2016 16:47

George Osborne has angered Tory MPs today by suggesting a vote to leave the European Union could trigger a series…


Watch: Andrew Neil grills Ed Vaizey for a second time over George Osborne’s EU spin

15 June 2016 13:20

The last time Ed Vaizey appeared on the Daily Politics to defend one of George Osborne’s dodgy dossiers, the result…

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Osborne’s dead cat Budget

15 June 2016 10:00

The In campaign believe that they win when the referendum debate is focused on the economy. So, today George Osborne…

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Going for Boris just makes the Remain side look rattled

11 June 2016 10:35

All sides of the Remain campaign are turning their fire on Boris Johnson at the moment. But these attacks are,…

The Spectator podcast: Brexit – the first 100 days

9 June 2016 8:14

To subscribe to The Spectator’s weekly podcast, for free, visit the iTunes store or click here for our RSS feed.…


Transcript: George Osborne vs Andrew Neil on Brexit

8 June 2016 21:18

  Coffee House Shots James Forsyth and Isabel Hardman discuss George Osborne’s performance Abridged transcript of George Osborne’s interview with…


The Andrew Neil Interviews: George Osborne tried to deal with the Turkish question

8 June 2016 20:55

PODCAST: Listen to James Forsyth and Isabel Hardman discuss George Osborne’s performance: In a feisty interview with Andrew Neil, George…

Boris Johnson Delivers Stump Speech For The Vote Leave Referendum Campaign

Why the opinion polls still matter

1 June 2016 18:03

This EU referendum is a particularly difficult contest to poll and after the general election we all should be wary…

The Government must do more to ensure the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ becomes a lasting legacy

1 June 2016 9:00

The recent Queen’s speech, along with the growing divisions in the Conservative Party over the EU referendum, have focused attention…

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Caitlin Moran promises to run for Parliament if Boris Johnson becomes Prime Minister

31 May 2016 12:55

Although George Osborne is currently lagging behind Boris Johnson in favourability polls, he can take heart that an intervention by an…

The Spectator podcast: Brexit, and the return of political lying

28 May 2016 9:29

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Purdah could give the Brexit campaign the boost it so badly needs

27 May 2016 8:15

If you’ve become fed-up with half-baked Treasury statistics, the start of the purdah period is welcome news. The ban on…


Cameron’s biggest challenge will come after the EU referendum

26 May 2016 13:03

The one thing that can be said with certainty about what will happen at Westminster post-referendum is that David Cameron…

The Spectator podcast: Brexit, and the return of political lying

26 May 2016 8:00

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PMQs Sketch: Osborne managed to fight off Labour’s pocket Boadicea

25 May 2016 16:01

The only MP who doesn’t want Angela Eagle to be the next Jeremy Corbyn is Jeremy Corbyn. He was away…

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David Cameron’s new enterprise tsar proves to be a problematic hire

25 May 2016 13:28

Oh dear. Today at PMQs, George Osborne could not resist boasting about the government’s new enterprise tsar, Sir Alan Sugar. When…

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PMQs: After a strong start, Angela Eagle lost her way

25 May 2016 13:09

It was George Osborne v Angela Eagle at PMQs today, with David Cameron at the G7 in Japan. Eagle, who…


Watch: Angela Eagle teases Osborne for banishing Brexiteers from the frontbench

25 May 2016 12:56

With David Cameron away, it fell on George Osborne to field questions from Labour’s Angela Eagle today for PMQs. While…

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George Osborne ‘uncorks the Gauke’ once again

24 May 2016 8:00

At last month’s Westminster Correspondents’ dinner, George Osborne made light of his behaviour during his budget U-turn. Joshing about his…