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Osborne ‘must quit over this total contempt of rules’

George Osborne is facing growing pressure to stand down as an MP following the shock announcement he is to become the new editor of the London Evening Standard. The former chancellor has said he intends to carry on representing his … Continue reading

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100 ‘very wealthy’ tycoons avoid £1million EACH in tax thanks to bungling George Osborne

George Osborne announced a clampdown on rich shareholders in his 2015 Budget – but made the “balls-up” of revealing it in advance One hundred “very wealthy” tycoons avoided £1million EACH in tax thanks to a bungled shake-up that cost the … Continue reading

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George Osborne to be paid £650,000 for working one day a week

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 … Continue reading

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It’s looking even more like the Northern Poorhouse.

George Osborne’s £13bn ‘northern powerhouse’ fund includes routine council spending on potholes “In further embarrassment, a communities minister was also accused of misleading parliament over the money after he claimed to MPs in the Commons last week that the government … Continue reading

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Emergency Budget – Far From Fair or Balanced!

I mentioned in my previous posting on the Budget, that further probing would reveal the ‘devil in the detail’. They would reveal themselves if there were any uncomfortable facts hidden deep inside the ‘Red Book’. There are such details and … Continue reading

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Emergency Budget, was it worth waiting for?

Tuesdays Emergency Budget, delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, on behalf of the Coalition Government, was probably the most political, in every sense of the word, that I have ever heard or, even perhaps any of us, … Continue reading

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Forgemasters £80M Loan Cancelled! Labour Cynicism Revealed!

Every announcement of funding by Labour in the early part of the year, to try to convince their voters in the ‘traditional heartlands of Yorkshire and the North’ to trust them, are now exposed for the cynical election bribes they … Continue reading

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