Chancellor George Osborne

George Is Really Struggling To Stop Borrowing So Much

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's austerity regime has veered further off track as new figures show that public sector borrowing is soaring even higher. The Office ...

Here's Why You're Actually Earning Less (Despite What Your Pay Slip Says)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Politics

The pay squeeze is not yet over, despite the resurgent economy, as official figures show that inflation is continuing to eat into wages. The Offic...

'Whoever You Vote For, There Will Be Years More Of Cuts'

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Politics

Public sector spending cuts could continue for another five years whichever party is in government, the outgoing head of the civil service has said. ...

Here's A Very Good Reason Why You Should Go For A Drink Today

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Politics

Thousands of pubs, bars and restaurants will slash the price of food and drink by 7.5% today as part of a campaign to show the benefits of cutting VAT...

Miliband Is Getting Slammed For Forgetting Key Parts Of His Conference Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has admitted forgetting parts of his keynote party conference speech amid intense criticism that he failed to tackle immigration and the e...

Here's Why You're Still Getting Poorer...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Politics

Britain's economy continues to grow as more people are in work, but the wellbeing is undercut by the fact that Britons' wages are still falling in rea...

Apparently You Think Osborne Is The Best Man To Run The Economy

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne is much better at handling the economy than his Labour rival Ed Balls would be, a survey suggests. A survey by Ipsos Mori for the E...

Why The UK's Economic Growth May Be Just A 'Flash In The Pan'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been urged to improve levels of exports and business investment in the British economy in order to stop a recent surge of growth am...

Osborne's Thank You Letter to Pensioner Who Repaid Winter Fuel Payment

Stuart Bonar | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Politics
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A "very kind, generous and public-spirited gesture". That's how George Osborne acknowledged one pensioner's decision to pay back their Winter Fuel Payment. The benefit, worth between £100 and £300, is paid to around 12 million pensioners each year to help them meet the cost of heating their homes over the winter months.

A 'Social Catastrophe'... Ukip's Latest Tax Plan Isn't Going Down Too Well

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip's new "blue-collar platform", offering policies like raising the point at which the 40p rate income tax kicks in to £45,000, has been panned as ...

By George! Osborne Given Credit For The Recovery

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Politics

Chancellor George Osborne deserves the credit for Britain's economic recovery, a new poll suggests. A YouGov survey for the Times found that of the...

George Osborne's New Plan? Bitcoin!

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

Exploring the potential for the use of digital currencies such as Bitcoin and better access to finance for small businesses were among measures announ...

Is George's Big Plan 'Help To Buy Tory Votes'?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's flagship Help to Buy loan scheme has mostly helped Britons in Conservative constituencies buy a new home, according to new research. ...

George May Get His Former Adviser To Run The BBC

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Prettejohn, the City grandee who advised Chancellor George Osborne, is reportedly a top contender to be the next chairman of the BBC Trust after ...

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Mission Accomplished? 11 Problems Osborne Would Prefer You Ignored

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has thanked the "hard work of the British people" as official figures out today showed that Britain's economy has fully recovered from ...

Fraud Squad To Probe What Could Be The City's Biggest Scandal Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Politics

The Serious Fraud Office has launched a criminal probe into allegations of fraudulent conduct in the foreign exchange market, in what would could be t...

Osborne Tells You Where To Put Your Hamster

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Politics

Hamster on the loose? George Osborne has the perfect advice, get them into your bath. The Chancellor gave out his home-spun wisdom on reining in a ...

PICTURES: The Model Chancellor

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne today visited University of Liverpool's Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics to meet with students. Chancellor of th...

Osborne Would Really Not Want You To See This Graph

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been very proud about his economic management, boasting that his cuts have helped secure Britain's economic recovery. Speaking i...

Less Taxes, But More Tax? George Osborne's Plan For NI Merger

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne could merge income tax and national insurance if the Tories are re-elected at the next general election. In a manifesto pledge that ...

Revealed: Osborne Has Spent A HUGE Amount Of Your Money Protecting Bankers

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has spent over £127,000 trying to fight off a series of European regulations that it believes would hit the City of London, The Huffin...

Osborne Promises Crackdown On 'Unacceptable Behaviour' In The City

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne will set out plans to clean up the global currency markets in a bid to head off a potentially huge foreign exchange manipulation scanda...

IMF Chief Lagarde Says Non To Top EU Post

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Politics

Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, has insisted that she is 'not a candidate" to be next president of the European Commission...

This Graph Shows Why Osborne Shouldn't Brag About The UK Recovery

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne is keen to ram home the message that his "long term economic plan" is ensuring the UK economy blooms, even if other ministers like Ken ...

Osborne To Tackle Massive Banking Scandal Before It All Blows Up

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne could soon unveil measures to clean up the global currency markets in order to head off a potentially massive foreign exchange market m...