George Osborne

George Osborne’s revenge on civil service bean counters

20 October 2017 13:39

Since George Osborne moved to the Evening Standard, the one-time austere chancellor has rebranded himself as a centrist darling –…

Damian Green gives Osborne the cold shoulder in Press Gallery speech

19 October 2017 16:38

Oh dear. Although Theresa May is on a mission to unite her Cabinet after months of in-fighting, her mission appears…

George Osborne: the politically homeless ex-chancellor

12 October 2017 21:38

Did the 2007-08 financial crisis cause Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, the rise of Jeremy Corbyn? George Osborne’s answer,…

George Osborne: I’m just a journalist

12 October 2017 20:13

Ten years on from the financial crash and Theresa May is Prime Minister, Jeremy Corbyn is leader of the opposition…

George Osborne defrosts humble pie

19 September 2017 14:10

Oh dear. It was a case of bad timing for George Osborne last week when the day after the paper he…

George Osborne’s ice-cold revenge

13 September 2017 11:57

Oh dear. Although George Osborne appeared to offer Theresa May an olive branch in Tuesday’s Evening Standard with a leader…

Evgeny Lebedev’s peace offering to Theresa May

12 September 2017 13:15

Since taking on the editorship of the Evening Standard, George Osborne has discovered that revenge is a dish best served…

A civil servant has revealed that HS2 was a political vanity project

11 September 2017 9:19

Political history, as is perhaps inevitable, tends to be written by the politicians rather than civil servants, so it was…

Eight people who think they could be Britain’s Emmanuel Macron

22 August 2017 13:53

Emmanuel Macron may have the lowest approval ratings of any modern-era French president during their first 100 days – but here in Britain,…

Exports are booming thanks to the competitive pound

1 August 2017 13:55

Remember George Osborne in his hi-viz jacket as he toured the nation’s metal-bashers and gromit-manufacturers in furtherance of his elusive…

I may disagree with him, but George Osborne’s first duty is to his readers

30 July 2017 9:00

I may disagree with George Osborne on the odd issue. Like Britain’s relationship with the EU, our trading future and…

Professor George Osborne makes it job number six

29 June 2017 11:39

George Osborne has been keeping himself busy recently putting the boot into Theresa May at every opportunity. Not content with…

Kwasi Kwarteng lightens the mood in the Chamber

21 June 2017 15:49

Although a Queen’s Speech tends to be a joyful occasion for the government in power, today’s has been rather sombre…

George Osborne’s new mission

19 June 2017 17:03

Although it’s been said that revenge is a dish best served cold, George Osborne seems to take the approach that…

George Osborne: Theresa May is a ‘dead woman walking’

11 June 2017 9:32

George Osborne has been enjoying himself in the last few days – no more so than on the sofa of…

George Osborne must bitterly regret quitting politics

9 June 2017 16:47

I am no psychologist but I don’t think you have to be one to appreciate that there is some turmoil…

George Osborne’s sweet revenge

8 June 2017 23:28

According to the exit poll, the Conservatives are on not on course for a majority, instead a hung Parliament is…

George Osborne finds that revenge is a dish best served daily

30 May 2017 16:20

With Theresa May currently experiencing a rough patch in her election campaign, the Prime Minister is discovering fast who her friends…

Prince Philip is a remarkable man

12 May 2017 10:30

All the papers have been filled with stories from people who have met the Duke of Edinburgh. I can now…

How I almost became a victim of the moped muggers

11 May 2017 11:22

Last Thursday lunchtime I was walking along Portland Place, outside the BBC’s HQ, and looking at my mobile at the…

George Osborne: diary of an editor

9 May 2017 17:50

Watching the general election from my newsroom is an out-of-body experience. I’ve been involved in the last five general elections…

You’re an editor now George Osborne… it’s time you made some enemies

7 May 2017 9:00

Dear George Osborne, I thought it worth passing along some advice about your new job. I’ve never edited a news-paper,…

The Tory party should not forget George Osborne’s role in its revival

19 April 2017 14:17

George Osborne’s decision to stand down as an MP is a sign of how impregnable Theresa May’s position is perceived…

George Osborne quits as an MP – and gives the story to his own paper

19 April 2017 12:47

George Osborne has just delivered his first Evening Standard scoop. The London free-sheet reports that the MP for Tatton is…

George Osborne finds there’s no rest for the wicked

13 April 2017 21:09

With George Osborne set to start his new part-time job as editor of the Evening Standard next month, the former…