The Chancellor is in pole position to succeed David Cameron
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – MARCH 19: U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne attends the launch of the National Loan Guarantee Scheme (NLGS) at a Barclays Plc bank branch on March 19, 2012 in London, United Kingdom. Osborne won the backing of all except one of Britain’s major banks for his credit-easing plan that aims to funnel cheap loans to small and mid-sized companies. (Photo by Simon Dawson-Pool/Getty Images)
It has been a pretty good week for George Osborne. His pre-election budget passed off without much controversy and received a good press. It may not have yet generated an improved poll rating for his party, but if the Tories don’t win the election, nobody can blame the budget.
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