Who is George Osborne?

Mar 19, 2013, 09:17 AM

On Wednesday 20 March George Osborne will deliver his fourth #Budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer. The economic and political backdrop is bleak. The Chancellor has very little room to manoeuver, with the outlook for the public finances having worsened considerably even since the last budget. And it was that last Budget, twelve months ago, which drew such fierce criticism; the word 'omnishambles' entered the #Westminster vocabulary. Our Political Correspondent Chris Mason has talking to those who know and respect George Osborne, and his critics, to explore how he might approach this year's appointment with that famous red box...