The Chancellor may have provided the Tories with the protective cover they need to limit universal pensioner benefits.
The Chancellor is forced to comment on the patronising image in every broadcast interview.
The Chancellor's offer to the over-65s is rational but crude politics: they vote more than any other age group.
A summary of George Osborne's fifth Budget.
Osborne should change the words we use to describe our taxes: National Insurance is Earnings Tax and Jobs Tax.
The Foreign Office minister represents all of the groups the party needs to win over: women, ethnic minorities, northerners and Muslims.
On half of the 20 key tests of economic success, Britain is faring very poorly.
Rather than token announcements, the Chancellor needs to give much more meaningful power and autonomy to cities.
The Tory Foreign Office minister backs Michael Gove and produces mock frontpage with the headline "Number 10 takes Eton Mess off the menu".
Shadow chancellor says 10p tax rate would benefit two-thirds of married couples, while tax allowance would help just one-third.