George Osborne

British Budget Highlights and Thoughts

March 23, 2011

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne did not flinch from the deep deficit-reducing fiscal strategy adopted last year in spite of last quarter’s unexpected investment-led drop in real GDP, a rise in unemployment to 8%, and the weakest consumer confidence in some two years.  The main headline to emerge from Osborne’s second budget address, a […] More