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George Osborne: ‘work for dole’ scheme is ‘compassionate’
George Osborne defends his plans to make the long-term unemployed “work for the dole”, saying it will help people get off benefits.
Gary Gibbon in conversation with George Osborne
Chancellor George Osborne to discuss the economy, the Tories and his plan for the year ahead – in conversation with Channel 4 News Political Editor Gary Gibbon in Manchester.
George Osborne denies taxpayer loss in Lloyds share sale
George Osborne denies that the government’s sale of 6 per cent of its shares in Lloyds has actually led to a loss for the British taxpayer.
George Osborne: UK economy is turning a corner
George Osborne says austerity measures pursued by the government are leading to economic recovery, while Labour argues that ordinary families have been left worse off.
George Osborne rules out Syria action by UK
Prime Minister David Cameron will not make a renewed attempt to persuade MPs to support military action against Syria even if new evidence of chemical attacks came to light, the chancellor says.
Childcare contributions: George Osborne’s ‘help’
George Osborne wants to help with your childcare and is offering to make a 20 per cent contribution. But if you’re a couple he will only make the contribution if you both work. Jane Deith reports.
George Osborne outlines help to buy part two
Chancellor George Osborne meets housebuilders and mortgage lenders to discuss the second phase of the government’s scheme to increase home ownership.
A bruising week for George Osborne as IMF meets
A tricky week for George Osborne – rising unemployment, a second ratings agency downgrades the UK and the IMF cuts its forecast for the country’s growth this year ahead of its meeting he’s attending.
Budget live: Can George Osborne revive zombie Britain?
Watch live: Chancellor George Osborne delivers his 2013 budget.
Can George Osborne revive our zombie economy?
The chancellor will not win any popularity contests. But ahead of next week’s budget, Michael Crick asks if George Osborne is the man to bring life to the UK’s near-moribund economy.
Al Gore: George Osborne ‘seriously misinformed’
Former US vice-president Al Gore tells Channel 4 News the UK is wrong to believe green policies conflict with business, and that he is worried about anti-green “influences” in the Conservative party.
Chancellor George Osborne’s autumn statement
Watch live as George Osborne delivers his mini-budget for Britain.
Autumn statement: George Osborne reveals benefits cut
George Osborne unveils a real-terms cut in working age benefits in his autumn statement in a bid to boost the UK’s struggling economy.
After ‘plebgate’: George Osborne in first class ticket row
George Osborne is accused of thinking he is “above the normal rules and laws” after trying to sit in first class on a train with a standard class ticket.
Will George Osborne’s ‘cuts’ go anywhere?
The implication is clear enough: George Osborne believes benefit claimants should think long and hard before having children – or risk losing some of their state support.