03.03.2011 [The Sun] - MSPs last night called on Chancellor GeorgeOsborne to scrap next month's fuel duty increase. A motion from Transport Minister Keith Brown which also demanded a fuel duty regulator be set up was backed.
04.03.2011 [CITY A.M.] - GEORGEOsborne is pushing for sweeping changes to Britain's planning regime as part of a package of low-cost measures designed to kick-start growth, City AM has learned. He wants to make it much easier for companies to obtain planning consent for new
04.03.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Chancellor GeorgeOsborne has signalled that he plans to tackle the shortage of private investment in small businesses by making a flagship tax incentive more attractive. Speaking at an event in Cheshire last week, GeorgeOsborne said that stimulating
04.03.2011 [Daily Mail] - A report from the Office of Tax Simplification, established by GeorgeOsborne last year, yesterday called for an overhaul of what it described as 'unfair' inheritance tax laws. The proposal will shock families who have worked hard and sought to protect
04.03.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Now the Chancellor must pick up the baton in his Budget. It is time to stop talking and act. Photo: GETTY IMAGES By Richard Fletcher, City Editor 6:20AM GMT 04 Mar 2011 Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, used his Mansion House speech last night to
28.02.2011 [Wall Street Journal (blog)] - Hays' CEO Alistair Cox had a clear message for British Chancellor of the Exchequer GeorgeOsborne: Make the country's small-and-medium-sized businesses feel confident about the future and you don't have to worry about the specter of rapidly rising
02.03.2011 [Wall Street Journal (blog)] - Take the UK Pressure is on British Chancellor GeorgeOsborne to abandon a planned increase in fuel tax, set for the start of April, as a way to mitigate the effect of fast rising oil prices. At the same time, his front-loaded austerity program means
03.03.2011 [Left Foot Forward] - Ed … has warned that GeorgeOsborne may be “making the same mistakes” as Thatcher “all over again”, and that he's got just two weeks “to come up with a plan B for the Budget… don't hold your breath”. In his latest Tribune column
03.03.2011 [This is Money (blog)] - My daughter was born in October and managed to fall into the last few months of children to benefit from free CTF vouchers – she got the £50 that the original £250 was cut to by GeorgeOsborne. To be honest though, I'd rather Mr Osborne had decided
04.03.2011 I fear GeorgeOsborne may be making the same mistakes all over again. He has chosen this very moment of rising oil prices and world commodity prices to hike up VAT. It's the wrong tax at the wrong time – taking £13 billion out of the ...
04.03.2011 The deep anger many Britons feel toward their financial sector also remains unabated, and still plagues the Cameron government, forcing David Cameron and GeorgeOsborne to pretend to play bad cop on bankers' bonuses. ...
04.03.2011 ... three different police associations, a raft of Roseville, Rocklin and Placer County officials and retired CDF fire chief and El Dorado Irrigation District Director GeorgeOsborne, along with fellow EID Director Bill George. ...