George Osborne

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Pressure on BBC chair mounts over Gary Lineker suspension
Executives race to resolve Match of the Day presenter standoff as senior Tories stop short of backing Richard Sharp on impartiality

Jessica Elgot, Josh Halliday and Aubrey Allegretti

12, Mar, 2023 @7:19 PM

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If Starmer wants a defining policy for government, this is it: childcare, childcare, childcare | Polly Toynbee
Pen Green nursery’s plight shows why Labour again needs the radicalism of Sure Start, says the Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

10, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Tory austerity ‘has cost UK half a trillion pounds of public spending since 2010’
Thinktank says 2010-2019 spending would have been £540bn higher had previous plans been stuck to

Larry Elliott Economics editor

03, Mar, 2023 @10:37 AM

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Liz Truss’s claim she was not warned about mini-budget risks ‘misleading’
Senior economists and ex-chancellor George Osborne round on former PM after she says Treasury officials raised no concerns

Jessica Elgot

05, Feb, 2023 @6:48 PM

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The Guardian view on economics in the media: poorly communicated, poorly understood | Editorial
Editorial: Economics affects us all, yet is too often treated as an abstract field fenced in by impenetrable rules


01, Feb, 2023 @6:43 PM

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Two more members of the old boys’ club who brought Britain low | Letters
Letters: Gary Woodhouse laments the impact of austerity imposed by David Cameron and George Osborne, and Roger McGarva exalts Nesrine Malik’s skewering of Tory sleaze

01, Feb, 2023 @6:40 PM

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Firefighters vote for first national strike in 20 years as talks to avert teacher strikes fail – as it happened
Firefighter say government and employers have ten days to avert strike as teaching union says talks produced no breakthrough

Andrew Sparrow

30, Jan, 2023 @6:05 PM

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Lest we forget: our NHS crisis is the deadly legacy of George Osborne’s austerity | Will Hutton
Excess deaths are the highest in 70 years. Everyone outside the Conservative party knows the cause – 13 years of underinvestment

Will Hutton

15, Jan, 2023 @8:30 AM

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The Guardian view on the Benin bronzes: leading the way home | Editorial
Editorial: The swelling international tide in favour of returning looted artefacts cannot be ignored by Britain’s national museums


08, Jan, 2023 @6:25 PM

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Osborne the great child impoverisher is backing free school meals. Has he forgotten who he is? | Polly Toynbee
It’s some cheek for the ex-chancellor, whose tenure saw vast sums taken from children’s welfare, to back Jamie Oliver, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

29, Dec, 2022 @5:07 PM

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Jamie Oliver calls for expansion of free school meals in England
Tory ex-chancellor George Osborne also suggests free meals for ‘larger group of the population is the right way forward’

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

27, Dec, 2022 @1:31 PM

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George Osborne to earn share of £26.5m payout in first year at City advisory firm
Robey Warshaw did not specify how much the former chancellor would collect

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

16, Dec, 2022 @2:36 PM

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