Osborne Offers Budget for Wavering Voters to Appalled Labour

George Osborne, U.K. chancellor of the exchequer, holds the dispatch box containing the 2015 budget as he stands outside 11 Downing Street in London on March 18, 2015.

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

George Osborne described his statement, as chancellors of the exchequer always do, as “a budget for Britain.” It was, more precisely, a budget for the bits of Britain that might vote Conservative but are currently wavering.

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