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George Osborne quits as MP: 'I am stepping down from the House of Commons - for now' - The Independent

George Osborne has announced he is quitting as an MP “for now”, just weeks after being named as the new editor of the London Evening Standard. In a letter to his local Conservative association in Tatton, Cheshire, he wrote: “I am stepping down from the ...and more »

George Osborne: history will not be kind to a man whose flaws led to Brexit - The Guardian

The Evening Standard editor will go down as the austerity chancellor who got the referendum campaign spectacularly wrong. Wed 19 Apr 2017 15.06 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.41 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View ...and more »

With a whiff of sulphur, George Osborne was gone – but for how long? - The Guardian

Devious, cunning and cruel, as Tory chancellor he imposed his mendacious mantras on the national psyche. His legacy is a poisoned political landscape. Thu 20 Apr 2017 06.47 EDT Last modified on Fri 9 Jun 2017 13.33 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

George Osborne the journalist has accepted that this is the end of the road for George Osborne the politician - The Independent

It is a long time since George Osborne has held the distinguished role in the unwritten British constitution of the Next Prime Minister. He gave up the post with his ill-judged 2012 Budget in which he trashed his own slogan, “All in it together”, by ...and more »

George Osborne to quit as MP for Tatton at election - BBC News

Former chancellor George Osborne says he is quitting the House of Commons "for now". The Conservative MP for Tatton said he was "very excited" about becoming the new editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper. He told his local Tory party he would ...and more »

Osborne quits as MP — but Cable and Clarke fight on - Financial Times

George Osborne is quitting parliament ahead of a snap general election to focus on his new role as editor of the Evening Standard newspaper. In a letter sent to his constituents in Tatton on Wednesday, Mr Osborne, the former chancellor, said he was ...and more »

LIVE: Gorton by-election could be called off as snap general election confirmed - Manchester Evening News

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her intention to call a general election in less than two months' time. In an address on the steps of Downing Street that took Westminster by complete surprise, she revealed a motion will tomorrow be tabled to ...and more »

A first rate brain - but May told Osborne to 'go away and learn some emotional intelligence': ANDREW PIERCE on how ... - Daily Mail

George Osborne yesterday bowed to pressure and announced that he would quit politics to concentrate on his role as editor of the London Evening Standard. The MP for Tatton had faced a backlash for taking on the job in the capital – which he begins next ...and more »

George Osborne quietly quits as an MP ahead of general election - Mirror.co.uk

SIx-jobs George Osborne revealed today he will NOT stand again as an MP. He made the announcement in the Evening Standard, of which he is now editor. The former Chancellor had faced fury for cashing in on his old job to the tune of nearly £1million ...and more »

George Osborne resigns as MP for Tatton: Here's his resignation letter in full - City A.M.

orge Osborne raised almost no eyebrows this afternoon when he quit one of his lowest-paid roles, announcing he will stand down as MP for Tatton at this election. Osborne, who counts editor of the Evening Standard and adviser to BlackRock among a raft ...and more »