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Summer Budget 2015: a true blue triumph for Osborne?

The political perspective on today's budget

By Prospect Team  

Harriet Harman, Labour's acting leader, in the Commons today. © PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

We asked one Conservative and one Labour commentator to tell us what Osborne’s first Conservative Budget means for their respective parties. 

Labour: Osborne stole our thunder

Andrew Harrop, Director of the Fabian Society

Responding to this Budget was always going to be tough for Labour, after a terrible election defeat and without a permanent leader or Shadow Chancellor in place. But the package George Osborne unveiled today…

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