George Osborne

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This will be the result of tonight’s no-confidence vote: a huge lurch to the right and more austerity | Owen Jones
Whether Johnson is ousted now or in the coming weeks, the Tories will again grasp the Thatcherite mantle, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

06, Jun, 2022 @4:21 PM

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The decade that broke Britain: the disastrous decisions that left millions in a cost of living crisis
The government is keen to blame growing levels of poverty on Covid and the Ukraine war. But policies from the benefits cap to the bedroom tax have left households on the brink amid the cost of living crisis. Here are 10 of the worst

John Harris

01, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Why shouldn’t the Greeks have their marbles back? We proved we lost ours years ago | Catherine Bennett
Antiquated excuses for keeping the sculptures are wearing thin after 12 years of Conservative cultural freezes

Catherine Bennett

28, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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A brief history of windfall taxes: who used them and why
Windfall taxes have been used by Tory governments at least three times in the last 40 years

Phillip Inman

26, May, 2022 @8:32 AM

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Sunak learns hard way UK public don’t want an Osborne reboot
A decade of austerity swung opinion behind state intervention, while work is no longer a guarantee to lift people out of poverty

Richard Partington

27, Mar, 2022 @2:16 PM

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British Museum removes Sackler family name from galleries
Museum is latest institution to distance itself from family accused of profiting from US opioids crisis

Mark Brown

25, Mar, 2022 @6:33 PM

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It’s possible Evgeny Lebedev’s only crime is absurdity. Perhaps his editors could let us know | Catherine Bennett
In all the recent chatter about the press baron, one group has been silent – his media execs

Catherine Bennett

19, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Exposing the big lie behind help to buy
Letters: The Tory belief that private home ownership can solve the housing crisis is deeply flawed, writes Mike Lambert, while Bernie Evans calls for more help for private sector tenants. Plus views from both sides of the buy-to-let debate


26, Jan, 2022 @6:04 PM

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George Osborne’s family firm reports jump in costs in wake of Brexit
Osborne & Little experienced ‘immediate adverse effect’ in January – but files pre-tax profit of £558,000 after cuts

Sarah Butler

20, Dec, 2021 @7:29 PM

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Javid and Osborne ‘lobbied to reduce mis-selling payouts to small business’
Independent review finds City regulator changed compensation rules after pressure from UK banks

Jasper Jolly

14, Dec, 2021 @5:53 PM

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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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