George Osborne

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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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UK Covid: Matt Hancock plays down NHS warning of 'major contraction' in vaccine supply – as it happened
Health secretary says vaccine supply is always ‘lumpy’ after NHS warns first vaccine dose volumes ‘significantly constrained’

Andrew Sparrow

17, Mar, 2021 @6:36 PM

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UK Covid news: Nicola Sturgeon eases some restrictions on outdoor mixing in Scotland – as it happened
Scottish first minister announces limited changes to mixing, in particular for teenagers

Andrew Sparrow

09, Mar, 2021 @4:56 PM

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The Observer view on Rishi Sunak’s ‘generous’ budget | Observer editorial
The chancellor chose to appeal to Tory swing voters rather than help those who have suffered most in the pandemic

Observer editorial

07, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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