[The Guardian] - Labour claims efficiencies in Whitehall are now a test of George Osborne's competency as chancellor. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA The government is failing to get a grip on Whitehall spending and its financial scrutiny is so poor that parts of the
[Inside Housing] - It has been reported that George Osborne is considering a stamp duty rebate for householders who join the government's green deal programme, which provides private sector loans to finance energy efficiency improvements in domestic properties.
[This is London] - A huge hike in tax receipts gave a much-needed shot in the arm for Chancellor George Osborne's creaking public finances last month, as the Government coffers saw its biggest surplus for two and a half years. January is traditionally a strong month for
[ShareCast] - LONDON (SHARECAST) - Chancellor George Osborne has affirmed his confidence in Bank of England governor Mervyn King despite inflation running at more than double the government's 2% target. The government's main measure of inflation, the consumer price
George Osbornes tenure at the Treasury has been a disaster – now David Cameron must decide if he should sink with his friend or rescue his ailing government No British government can work if the chancellor fails. It is the greatest job in politics beyond prime minister, even if most of its recent holders have been ...
[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 George Osborne. To be honest though, I'd rather Mr Osborne had decided