Posts Tagged: George Osborne

King and his Courtier

When the former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, David Laws, revealed in his book on the coalition negotiations that the Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, was invoked as a supporter of the Conservatives’ plans to cut public

King and his Courtier

When the former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, David Laws, revealed in his book on the coalition negotiations that the Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, was invoked as a supporter of the Conservatives’ plans to cut public

The Axeman Cometh

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=george+osborne&iid=8899674″ src=”f/9/5/a/Britains_Chancellor_of_4436.jpg?adImageId=12974277&imageId=8899674″ width=”500″ height=”316″ /] Labour underestimated George Osborne. “Where’s George?’ went the cry, assuming that Osborne was somehow the dark and scary underbelly of the Conservative Party, the sight of which would repel swing voters. Far

The Axeman Cometh

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=george+osborne&iid=8899674″ src=”f/9/5/a/Britains_Chancellor_of_4436.jpg?adImageId=12974277&imageId=8899674″ width=”500″ height=”316″ /] Labour underestimated George Osborne. “Where’s George?’ went the cry, assuming that Osborne was somehow the dark and scary underbelly of the Conservative Party, the sight of which would repel swing voters. Far

A Liberal Moment

[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=Prime+Minister&iid=8766243″ src=”9/d/8/d/Britains_Prime_Minister_01e9.jpg?adImageId=12835522&imageId=8766243″ width=”500″ height=”742″ /] It is a little over two years since Nick Clegg referred to the Liberal Democrats as ‘very much a national party,’ the only opposition to Labour in the North, and the Conservatives

A Liberal Moment

[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=Prime+Minister&iid=8766243″ src=”9/d/8/d/Britains_Prime_Minister_01e9.jpg?adImageId=12835522&imageId=8766243″ width=”500″ height=”742″ /] It is a little over two years since Nick Clegg referred to the Liberal Democrats as ‘very much a national party,’ the only opposition to Labour in the North, and the Conservatives