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Andy Burnham presses George Osborne over Manchester '£1bn black hole'

The Guardian - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Andy Burnham, who wants to be Labour's Manchester mayoral candidate, has called on George Osborne to take action over what he called a £1bn black hole in the northern powerhouse initiative.
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George Osborne, get your privatising hands off the Land Registry

The Guardian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The only person who stands to benefit is Osborne. The penny-wise and pound-foolish chancellor is more interested in making his fiscal figures add up for the next year than in securing a good long-term deal for taxpayers, homeowners, or consumers.
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George Osborne accused of 'shameful, disgusting' response to 7-year-old boy who faces deportation from Scotland

The Independent - ‎May 25, 2016‎
George Osborne has been accused of giving a “shameful” response to the situation of a seven-year-old boy who faces being deported from the Highlands with his family.
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George Osborne and Angela Eagle at PMQs - Politics live

The Guardian (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Nigel Farage, the Ukip leader, has described an Operation Black Vote poster depicting the EU referendum as a contest between views represented by a smart Asian woman and a white skinhead (see 3.28pm) as “deplorable” and divisive.
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George Osborne's new financial year gets off to 'a disappointing start'

The Guardian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The chancellor, George Osborne, has fallen behind in his deficit-reduction programme just a month into the new financial year, with the government borrowing more than expected in April.

George Osborne, the really unfortunate chancellor

The Guardian - ‎May 22, 2016‎
George Osborne is not the first chancellor of the exchequer to arrive in office expressing concern about the unbalanced nature of UK growth.

EU denies MP's claims it has 'dropped' Osborne's agreement to exempt UK from tampon tax

Express.co.uk - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Tweeting in response to the Express.co.uk story today, EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said: “I've confirmed to George Osborne that the EU Commission plans to make proposals this year for more flexibility on VAT for sanitary products.” His denial came ...

5 things we learned from George Osborne's PMQs

POLITICO.eu - ‎May 25, 2016‎
With David Cameron in Japan for the G7 gathering of world leaders, his deputy George Osborne was handed the unenviable task of taking his place at the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session in the U.K.

Why are David Cameron, George Osborne and co so keen on hard hats?

The Guardian - ‎May 25, 2016‎
All kitted out ... David Cameron and George Osborne on site. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/WPA Pool/Getty Images. Wednesday 25 May 2016 10.05 EDT Last modified on Wednesday 25 May 2016 13.47 EDT.
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George Osborne pledge to scrap 'very unfair' tuition fees comes to light

The Guardian - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A letter by a young Conservative MP called George Osborne, in which the writer criticises the introduction of university tuition fees, describing them as very unfair and a “tax on learning”, has been discovered by a former constituent.
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EU referendum campaigns 'misleading voters'

BBC News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
'Most shockingly the chancellor, George Osborne, has consistently used a figure that he ought to have known would have been misunderstood and has misrepresented the Treasury's own analysis to do so.

Steve Bell on George Osborne and his warnings over Brexit – cartoon

The Guardian - ‎May 23, 2016‎
So he and Osbourne will make some platitudes and sh*t DIY jokes, effectively (as Bell clearly puts it), pissing into the wind of a storm they and the Tories have whipped up over 20 years.
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Video: Chancellor George Osborne - Leaving the EU only offers uncertainty

Belfast Telegraph - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne urges people to vote to remain in the EU as leaving 'only offers uncertainty.

George Osborne 'uncorks the Gauke' once again

Spectator.co.uk (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
So, it ought to come as little surprise to Osborne that MPs were weary to his ways when he appeared to use the same old strategy to avoid awkward questions on Monday about the latest Treasury EU report.

EU referendum: Analysis behind George Osborne's £300bn pension warning is 'one-sided'

International Business Times UK - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Treasury's warning that £300bn ($439bn) could be wiped off the pension pots of over-65s if the UK splits from the EU is based on a "very limited" economic analysis, a top financial expert has claimed.
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