George Osborne has been the Conservative MP for Tatton, Cheshire since June 2001. He became Chancellor of the Exchequer in May 2010.
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 General Election he was part of the small Conservative negotiating team during the discussions that led to the formation of the Coalition Government.
George is married to Frances and they have two children.