‘At what cost?’ – George Osborne torn apart by Twitter after hailing austerity’s success

A celebratory tweet from ex-Tory chancellor George Osborne was attacked on Twitter. The now-Evening Standard editor hailed “the national effort” to decrease public spending – he was soon reminded the cost of his “savings.” The UK’s public finances have improved but only after the introduction of major austerity measures, most of which have impacted the […]