22/03/2016 16:15 GMT

6 Times George Osborne Dropped His Colleagues In The Sh*t

Poor Nicky Morgan.

AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
George Osborne has a habit of hiding in the shadows after his Budgets

George Osborne has a habit of hiding from view when his Budgets go awry.

As Nicky Morgan must surely now know, defending Osborne's plans can often be fraught with danger.

Pesky reporters, inconvenient statistics and more than a bit of theatre can combine into a lethal cocktail as these examples prove...

Chloe Smith: spluttering through the Omnishambles Budget

Nicky Morgan: refusing to talk

David Cameron: forced to remember his last pasty