Find the best quotes by George Osborne.
You really have to try hard to create space and, at least for a time, stop the political world from rushing in. The important thing…
You know the illusion of the cheap money is over and now Britain has to go out there and graft and earn its way and…
Well can I just say unlike my predecessors, Conservative and Labour, I have set up an independent body that studies whether what I’m saying is…
Unless they have disabilities to cope with, no family should get more from living on benefits than the average family gets from going out to…
There was a real fear that a euro-zone bank might fail, that we’d have a sovereign debt problem in one of the larger European economies.…
The positive news is that the British economy is continuing to grow and is creating jobs. And it is positive news too that at a…
Just as we should never balance the budget on the backs of the poor, so it is an economic delusion to think you can balance…
It’s perfectly reasonable in a coalition between two political parties that you get supporters of those parties you know stressing the things they want to…
I’m a Conservative who believes in lower taxes. They lead to a more enterprising economy. But I’m not somebody who believes you can fund lower…
I had the closest thing I have ever had to an out-of-body experience lying in bed one morning. I turned on the ‘Today’ programme and…
Well you know I’ve attracted a lot of criticism by, for example, suggesting that child benefit should be taken away from higher rate taxpaying families.
I’ve learned to be true to yourself, stick to the big arguments, don’t get distracted by the everyday kerfuffle that is in the nature of…
They all said I was a very young guy. Well there is nothing I can do about that but with each day that passes the…
Some things never change, suck up to the government and you get an honour.
It’s normally the kiss of death to be identified as a rising star, or someone to watch.
In opposition, you move to the centre. In government, you move the centre.
If someone believes that living on benefits is a lifestyle choice, then we need to make them think again.
I’m not going out to parties every night.
I would say I have taken substantive action to make things easier for people.
I will listen to any argument put to me.
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