|Chancellor of the Exchequer|
June 27, 2007 - May 7, 2010
2005 - 2007
|Chief Secretary to the Treasury|
2003 - 2005
May 23 1971, London, United Kingdom
Magdalen College, Oxford
George Osborne is a former british politician who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer (2007 - 2010). He previously served as Chief Secretary to the Treasury (2003 - 2005) and Business Secretary (2005 - 2007).
He entered parliament at the 2000 election for the safe conservative seat of Tatton.
Osbornes political rise was rapid, being promoted a junior minister in 2001, and entering cabinet in 2003.