George Osborne

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George Osborne’s family business raises directors’ pay by 30%
Osborne & Little, which accepted coronavirus and furlough support grants, triples profits

Sarah Butler

22, Nov, 2022 @4:21 PM

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The Observer view on Britain’s financial crisis being made in Russia – oh, come off it, Jeremy Hunt | Observer editorial
Britain is largely in the mess it’s in because of a decade of Tory austerity policies, compounded by the destructive lies told about Brexit

Observer editorial

19, Nov, 2022 @7:11 PM

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Civil servants’ strike vote follows years of abrasive government cuts
Long-term pay restraint and keeping public services working through various lockdowns have fuelled action

Heather Stewart

10, Nov, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Labour takes inspiration from Cameron and Osborne on economic attack
Shadow ministers look to approach used by pair in 2010, but say Tories crashed economy and only Labour can save it

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

04, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Whose turn next for the Conservative party leadership? | Brief letters
Letters: Taking turns as PM | A holiday hat-trick | Back to the beach | No time to redecorate | Cincinnatus’s return to work

Letters

24, Oct, 2022 @4:19 PM

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Truss is gone. The Tory experiment is dying. Kill it off. Then don’t forgive and don’t forget | Polly Toynbee
Truss and Kwarteng only extended the madness of Osborne and Cameron. And know hard years of repair lie ahead, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

20, Oct, 2022 @12:59 PM

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In Britain today it seems your suffering only counts if you have a mortgage | William Davies
Despite a deepening crisis, it wasn’t until homeowners were threatened that Westminster reacted, says political economist William Davies

William Davies

19, Oct, 2022 @7:41 AM

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Who are the economic experts appointed to Jeremy Hunt’s new advisory panel?
Four advisers, including George Osborne’s ex-chief of staff, named, with chancellor seeking to repair damage from mini-budget

Richard Partington

17, Oct, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Austerity architect George Osborne is in no position to lecture Liz Truss | Brief letters
Brief letters: Economic harm | Size of a soccer pitch | Save the coronation date | Teacher exhortations | Humble pie

Letters

13, Oct, 2022 @4:17 PM

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Trickle-down Truss is carrying on the dirty work of Thatcher, Blair and Osborne | Yanis Varoufakis
Britain has endured 40 years of decline thanks to this faulty economic theory. Will Keir Starmer finally kill it off?, says Yanis Varoufakis, leader of MeRA25 in Greece’s parliament

Yanis Varoufakis

01, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Pound comes under new pressure after Bank of England fails to raise rates
Central bank stops short of emergency rate hike and instead says it will make full assessment in November

Larry Elliott and Rowena Mason

26, Sep, 2022 @6:42 PM

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Now Britain is in the 100% debt-to-GDP club, what’s the spending plan?
Covid has pushed many states’ debts above annual income, but the UK has lower credibility than some with lenders

Phillip Inman

03, Sep, 2022 @11:05 PM

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