George Osborne Best Quotes

George Gideon Oliver Osborne is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Second Lord of the Treasury since 2010 and the Member of Parliament for Tatton since 2001. Enjoy George Osborne’s best quotes below.

George Osborne
“The Conservative party, the modern Conservative party, is on the side of people who want to work hard and get on.”
“A generous basic state pension is the least a civilized society should offer those who have worked hard and saved through their whole lives.”
“Well British pension funds have not been investing the savings of British people in British infrastructure.”
“If you want to change the way your banking system is regulated, if you want to learn the mistakes of what’s gone wrong, then you have to change your government.”
“Of all the public services, education is the one I’m most interested in. You get a more dynamic economy, you deal with most social problems, and it’s morally right.”
“Believe me, I understand that most higher rate taxpayers are not the super-rich.”
“I didn’t come from a traditional Tory background; it was urban and metropolitan.”
“I would say I have taken substantive action to make things easier for people.”
“The rise in world oil prices has been larger than anyone forecast.”
“Just as we should never balance the budget on the backs of the poor, so it is an economic delusion to think you can balance it only on the wallets of the rich.”
“The positive news is that the British economy is continuing to grow and is creating jobs. And it is positive news too that at a time of real international instability we are a safe haven in the storm.”
“Britain has no divine right to be one of the richest countries in the world.”
“I want to see genuine talent rewarded.”
“The Conservative Party mustn’t sound like the old man on the park bench who says things were better in 1985, or 1955, or 1855.”
“Tax cuts should be for life, not just for Christmas.”
“I think you can look at the British economy with confidence.”
“The British people think that if someone is disabled, then they should get all the care and support that we can offer.”
“Autism is a very serious condition.”
“I understand the damage the expenses crisis has done to Parliament, and the paramount importance of restoring trust in our politics.”
“Everyone in our society has had to make a contribution towards dealing with the debts.”
“I support gay marriage. I support gay marriage because I believe Conservatives support the institutions of commitment.”
“I think the British people have a strong sense of what is fair.”
“If we don’t get a grip on government spending, there will be no growth.”
“The foundations of a strong economy don’t rest alone on the decisions of Chancellors or the spending programmes of government.”
“We need to think deeply about whether we can sustain banks that are not only too big to fail, but potentially too big to bail.”

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