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Conservative Party Conference: George Osborne has won the recovery argument

The Chancellor has wrong-footed his sternest critics

By George Magnus  

A composite of 3 images showing a butterfly flying in front of Chancellor George Osborne as he addressed the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

In an unabashed pitch to “the working people of Britain” at the Conservative Party Conference, George Osborne claimed “we are the builders” and peppered his speech with references to ways in which his party was building the economic security in the country…

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