George Osborne became Chancellor of the Exchequer in May 2010. He has been the Conservative MP for Tatton, Cheshire since June 2001.
He was appointed to the position of Shadow Chancellor in 2005, aged 33, where he served opposite Chancellors Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling until 2010.
In 2005 he successfully ran David Cameron’s campaign to become Leader of the Conservative Party. Following the 2010 Election he was part of the small Conservative negotiating team during the discussions that led to the formation of the Coalition Government. In May 2010 he became Chancellor of the Exchequer.
George is married to Frances and they have two children.