Hello and Hi. George Osborne here. For those of you who’ve been living in a cave since May 2010, I’m Lord Chancellor (of the exchequer). By the way if you have been living in a cave I’m pretty certain you’re breaking the law and it’s only a matter of time til enforcement officers move you on.
I’m proud to tell you that I’m currently the thirteenth most recognizable member of the Coalition Government (I’d be twelfth if John Culshaw’s Baroness Warsi impersonation hadn’t briefly trended on YouTube) and I live at number eleven Downing Street.
So what’s living next door to David Cameron like I hear you ask? An absolute hoot! That’s what. As you know there’s always a police-chap (or chappess) outside his house which is good for the whole street if you ask me. It also means that I’ve always got someone there to test out ‘edgy’ comic material I might want to work into a speech say. Sure they might not laugh, but they can’t walk away either.
David’s house is a lot more famous than mine but I’m totally cool with that and so is he. His downstairs is better though. His kitchen has an island (set in Cheadle pine), which is where he keeps his Inbetweeners DVDs. But am I jealous? Nuh Uh. The trappings of a prime minister don’t interest me in the slightest. Besides I’m more of a ‘Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps’ man.
So yeah. There you go… a Little window into my world. Tune in each Tuesday and Thursday (that’s any day not beginning with ‘M’ ‘W’ ‘F’ or ‘S’ to make it easier to remember). I’ll be here to tell you about my life as your Chancellor… My highs and lows, my twists my turns, my loop the loops and my night terrors.