George Osborne

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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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Cameron, Alexander, Osborne, Clegg: how the austerity ‘quad’ sold their souls | Will Hutton
The 2010 coalition was a disaster. Its leaders have done little to restore their reputation

Will Hutton

16, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Role call: the former ministers who found private sector jobs
The Greensill affair shows how some of David Cameron’s appointees have been among the most enthusiastic corporate jobseekers. Here’s the list...

Rob Davies and Georgina Quach

16, Apr, 2021 @3:15 PM

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How David Cameron got caught up in a classic lobbying scandal
The Greensill Capital affair is the exact type of lobbying row that the ex-PM warned about and vowed to eradicate

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

31, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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