Bloomberg View: George Osborne's Missed Opportunity

Britain's new budget risks making a weak economy even worse
George Osborne, the U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Photograph by Carl Court/AFP via Getty Images

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, tinkered busily with taxes and public spending in his new budget, as tradition requires, but left the overall stance of fiscal and monetary policy unchanged. This is a pity.

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