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George Osborne captain illustration

Chancellor George Osborne captain of the ship that is the British economy. At the helm as it drifts away from it moorrings into more treacheorus and stormy waters. Although much has been made of the upturn in the country's economic fortunes very few appear to have as yet felt any benefit from this apparent improvement in circumstances and it now appears they may not ever feel any better off as the UK once again faces a further downturn in 2015 as many are now predicting. With the general election this could be the one no party wants to win as they face not only having to pick up the pieces of the next downturn but also face the blame for it from the electorate whether they were responsible for creating the mess or not.

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