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
03.03.2011 [The Economist] - IN MAY 2010 GeorgeOsborne, the new chancellor of the exchequer, announced a modest wheeze for boosting private-sector employment: a tax break for the first ten employees of new businesses set up in Britain's poorer regions. The scheme was a “nudge”
28.02.2011 [Daily Mail] - A secret plot by the Gaddafi family to grab nearly £900million in new Libyan banknotes was thwarted after GeorgeOsborne intervened. It came as Britain last night froze the assets of the tyrant and his family and
28.02.2011 [The Guardian] - GeorgeOsborne admits British families are facing 'difficult times' as incomes are being hit by rising costs. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images Labour and the Tories are squaring up for a pre-budget battle over Britain's "squeezed middle" after
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 ...