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Is this the worst Osborne interview ever?

Here's George Osborne in October 2010, boasting repeatedly and to comic effect of a "double dose of good news", and "the strongest growth for this part of the year for a decade".


The only problem was that the growth he was bragging about had been bolstered by his predecessors' modest stimulus.

What happened next? Osborne's own Spending Review.

GDP since 2010: the curse of Osborne

The UK economy is now smaller than when the Coalition took office – and this decline means the government can't even achieve its key aim of closing the deficit

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