[Telegraph.co.uk] - George Osborne gazes like an 18th-century French aristocrat at the rabble who presume to question his sanity. Labour has had the effrontery to suggest, not merely that he is dippy, but that he is double dippy. With what invincible disdain Mr Osborne
[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
[Independent (blog)] - George Osborne says the latter. The Chancellor's Guardian article yesterday rips into Labour for running a deficit at what turned out to be the top of the economic cycle, but doesn't mention the banking meltdown once.
[The Guardian] - George Osborne 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
— Authority 615 Tim Montgomerie In an article for The Guardian George Osborne attacks "The Labour reality deficit". He argues that […] Labour wants to paint us as incompetent and nasty. George Osborne has fired the starting gun today in the battle to define