Who would want this man’s advice, when he got it do wildly wrong as Chancellor?
George Osborne to be paid £650,000 for working one day a week
Former chancellor declares six-figure salary for job with US fund manager BlackRock, for whom he will work 48 days a year
George Osborne has declared a salary of £650,000 a year for working just four days a month at BlackRock, the world’s biggest fund management firm, as well as almost £800,000 for speeches to financiers.
The former chancellor’s earnings were revealed in the latest register of MPs’ interests, which shows that he will make more than eight times his salary as a backbencher as an adviser to the Wall Street firm.