Magazine
Latest Issue

George Osborne’s fiscal strategy is based on trust

The Chancellor understands the importance of appearing both competent and, at times, benevolent

By George Magnus  

George Osborne has won trust by moving to the centre ground © PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The economic run-up to Christmas includes an ECB meeting this week, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee next week, and the Federal Reserve the week after. The first and the last, at least, are expected to set tongues wagging. This week though, something a bit different, but no less important.

It isn’t easily measurable,…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to letters@prospect-magazine.co.uk

More From Prospect