Sunday, March 19, 2017

#UK: Former Conservative Party Chancellor Named Editor Of Major London Daily Paper

[world politics news]

Former Chancellor George Osborne is to become editor of the London Evening Standard newspaper, while saying he plans to keep his seat in parliament representing Cheshire. That's angered opposition members of parliament. But he is facing calls to quit politics altogether, with Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn calling the appointment a "joke." What may explain his career move is that Osborne's district is slated to be eliminated this May.


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