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Issue No. 2233

‘It is an exciting day for Liberty Osborne, the chancellor’s daughter, to join him at work. The windows at HM Treasury are boarded up, workmen line the road replacing the bombproof (but not quite student-proof) glass’

The aftermath of militant student protests impinges on The Spectator’s interview with chancellor George Osborne


‘I’m very happy getting on with my job. And not being burnt in effigy. Just yet’

George Osborne gives students ideas for actions in 2011


‘Parties in opposition oppose top up fees and student fees and parties in government support them’

A frank George Osborne reflects on the crisis engulfing the Lib Dems


‘I don’t think I’m grounded in the country’

George Osborne defends his right to swan about on foreign holidays while cutting jobs and services in Britain


‘It would have been the easiest thing to say, “businesses don’t vote, let’s put the taxes up on them, no one’s going to notice”. We have done the exact reverse’

George Osborne throws more oil on the fire of public fury at Tory attacks


‘Osborne sacked. Clegg a Brussels commissioner. Riots a way of life’

The Daily Mail’s “worst case scenario” for Britain in 2015


‘Sometimes it feels less like 2015 and more like 1974’

The Daily Mail moans on


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Who Says?
Tue 4 Jan 2011, 17:30 GMT
Issue No. 2233
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