Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne

Tories slump in ICM poll: has George Osborne blown it?

Thu 18 Dec, AT 09:25 Don Brind

Autumn Statement was supposed to set Tories on road to victory – but voters say he’s being extreme

The Mole

Miliband addresses deficit - but offers only austerity-lite

Thu 11 Dec, AT 10:40 The Mole

Labour leader proclaims Osborne cuts ‘extreme’ – but Ed Balls fails to explain how his will be different

Columnist Robert Fox

Osborne’s cuts could reduce Army to virtually useless

Tue 9 Dec, AT 09:10 Robert Fox

Cuts will be so severe that Nato could classify our reduced forces not as an army, but a gendarmerie

The Mole

Cuts what cuts? Police chief needs extra cash to fight IS

Mon 8 Dec, AT 10:17 The Mole

Exclusive: Met Commissioner needs more officers to combat increased threat on London streets

Columnist Don Brind

David Cameron scents victory: is he kidding himself?

Fri 5 Dec, AT 10:29 Don Brind

The Tories needed a game-changer from George Osborne this week. Did he deliver? Don’t bank on it

BBC Broadcasting House

Osborne loses rag over BBC’s ‘Orwellian’ view of cuts

Thu 4 Dec, AT 10:07 The Mole

And Clegg’s absence suggests there may be no second coalition if Tories can pull off election victory

The Mole

Naked George: fans and feathers can’t hide bad borrowing news

Wed 3 Dec, AT 16:07 The Mole

Chancellor pulls a rabbit out of the hat with stamp duty reform – but hides one crucial forecast

George Osborne

Autumn Statement: plans to cut spending 'to 1930s levels'

Summary Thu 4 Dec, AT 09:01

Treasury watchdog forecasts 'eye-wateringly' tight cuts to public spending over the next five years

The Mole

Spend, spend, spend: George Osborne’s big cover-up

Mon 1 Dec, AT 11:01 The Mole

Cash for NHS and roads masks bad news on borrowing (and it’s odd how many roads serve coalition seats)

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