- British Conservative Party politician who has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Tatton since 2001
||George Gideon Oliver Osborne
|How tall is George Osborne?
||180 cm / 5 ft 11 in
|When was George Osborne born?
||23 May 1971
|How old is George Osborne in 2019?
|Where was George Osborne born?
||Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Net worth 2019 (estimated)
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Who is George Osborne? / Facts
- Under the premiership of David Cameron, from 2010 to 2016, Osborne served as Chancellor of the Exchequer
- Osborne worked for The Daily Telegraph before joining the Conservative Research Department and becoming head of its political section
- He was a special adviser to Douglas Hogg at the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and worked at 10 Downing Street as well as for Prime Minister John Major's campaign team in the party's unsuccessful 1997 general election campaign before becoming a speechwriter and political secretary to Major's successor as party leader, William Hague
- In 2001, Osborne was elected as MP for Tatton, becoming the youngest Conservative MP in the House of Commons
- He was appointed Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury by Conservative leader Michael Howard in 2004
- In 2005, he ran David Cameron's successful leadership campaign
- Cameron appointed Osborne Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and, after the 2010 general election, Chancellor in the Conservative–Liberal Democrat coalition government
- As Chancellor, Osborne pursued austerity policies aimed at reducing the United Kingdom national debt
- After the Conservatives won an overall majority in the 2015 general election, Osborne was reappointed Chancellor of the Exchequer by Cameron in his second government and was given the additional title of First Secretary of State
- Following the 2016 referendum to leave the European Union and Cameron's consequent resignation, Osborne was sacked by newly appointed Prime Minister Theresa May and he returned to the backbenches
- St Paul's School, London
- Norland Place School, More