George Osborne

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Osborne’s ‘Google tax’ on overseas profits now raises zero revenue, Treasury reveals
Measure hailed as ‘world-leading’ in 2015 not forecast to generate any funds for six years

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Toby Helm

31, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Reforming Lawson or austerity Osborne: how will Sunak’s budget go?
A chancellor bent on trimming the deficit will face opposition from MPs, business and more this week

Phillip Inman

23, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Emily Sheffield departs as editor of Evening Standard
David Cameron’s sister-in-law departs London newspaper hot seat just 15 months after replacing George Osborne

Jim Waterson Media editor

21, Oct, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Austerity deaths were foreseeable and foreseen | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to a report revealing the highly predicable consequences of savage public service cuts over many years, and the effects of widening inequality

Letters

17, Oct, 2021 @4:49 PM

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The Guardian view on the UK economy: stuck in a rut of low growth, and politics is to blame
Editorial: A remarkable speech from a senior rate-setter at the Bank of England lays bare the terrible predicament the UK is in

Editorial

04, Aug, 2021 @5:38 PM

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Social care desperately needs funding, and the fairest way is inheritance tax | Zoe Williams
The government’s big idea of raising national insurance is unjust: any levy must be on wealth, not income, says the Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

29, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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OBR’s message to Sunak is stark about Covid’s nasty legacy
Analysis: government’s spending watchdog’s report will be worrying reading for the chancellor

Larry Elliott Economics editor

06, Jul, 2021 @5:22 PM

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How did Osborne, king of cuts, become the British Museum’s fundraiser-in-chief? | Charlotte Higgins
The former chancellor’s new role is just one example of the merry-go-round of appointments at the top of arts institutions, says the Guardian’s chief culture writer, Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

29, Jun, 2021 @3:10 PM

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Language changes, but God is constant | Brief letters
Brief letters: Chagos Islands | Perfect English | British Museum | Tenterhooks | Knickers

Letters

28, Jun, 2021 @4:22 PM

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George Osborne at the British Museum: what do they see in him?
The trustees all voted for the ex-chancellor as their chair. It’s all about power and money

Laura Cumming

27, Jun, 2021 @10:15 AM

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It’s shortsighted to spend too much time indoors, so step outside for your eyes’ sake | Rachel Cooke
As I stumble around in glasses, a new book reminds me that a dose of daylight can work wonders on your eyesight

Rachel Cooke

27, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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George Osborne appointed chair of British Museum
Board of trustees chooses former chancellor behind austerity that brought swingeing cuts to museums

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

24, Jun, 2021 @10:18 AM

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