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The British government will cancel a planned fuel duty rise for the seventh successive year, finance minister Philip Hammond.
George Osborne had been a leader of the “Remain” campaign.
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George Osborne, who was once the favourite to succeed Cameron, said he would clarify his political future in the coming days.
But despite what they say publicly, the Conservative party’s actions have been very different.
“I would just say to George Osborne that life isn’t black and white. You shouldn’t judge people by the things that have happened to them.”
UK: George Osborne Assures You That ‘Low Incomes Will Suffer If Cuts To Tax Credits’ Do Not Go Ahead
George Osborne: “That tax credit bill would go up and up and up, the country couldn’t afford it, people’s economic security would be undermined.”
In private conversations Mr Cameron hinted he was prepared to sack Mr Osborne if it was “absolutely necessary,”
Lord Ashcroft’s book also alleges that Cameron was a member of a “dope smoking group” called the Flam Club.
“His extraordinary suggestion is that the future PM inserted a private part of his anatomy into the animal’s mouth,” an excerpt published.
“It’s not been denied by David Cameron,” Mr George Osborne said.
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