In an interview with the BBC, the prime minister tipped George Osborne, Theresa May and Boris Johnson as potential successors if and when he stands down.
Despite George Osborne’s upbeat Budget, closing the deficit will be a long and painful process.
The chancellor has announced you won’t pay tax on earnings of up to £11,000. Before the last election David Cameron said this would be unaffordable.
The chancellor will chip in £50 for every £200 you save. But critics said the handouts are pointless unless the government builds a lot more houses.
He really does look like a child showing off his lunchbox.
No one comes out of this looking good. In Alex Salmond’s case I mean that particularly literally.
Phillip Lee was hauled in front of government whips for a dressing-down after he criticised the chancellor.
The chancellor has suffered a backlash from MPs and campaigners who believe his pensioner bond scheme is a cynical attempt to win votes.
What is he doing. H/T @CharlotteGay92.
Poetweet is a fun tool that scans your tweets and turns them into poems. Applying it to politicians provides a light-hearted snapshot of their recurrent themes.
George Osborne is just 40% of the way through his planned cuts programme. The next government is going to have to cut spending massively if it wants to meet the deficit reduction target.
Some people apparently thought it made him look hot.
All actual real confessions submitted by the great British public. From the amazing tumblr Dirty Politics Confessions. NSFW language.
Natalie Rowe, whose allegations that Osborne attended sex and drug parties have dogged the chancellor, was arrested this morning.
The chancellor has developed a fetish for hard hats and reflective jackets. #ForHardWorkingBuilders #LongTermEconomicPosing
How a primary school student from Manchester beat the chancellor.
You’ve been dying to know.
Would you buy a drink from this man?
Ed Miliband is not made of magnets. Allegedly.
The Chancellor of the exchequer went to a cafe in Bedford on Thursday.
City Hall didn’t seem to be aware that George Osborne was going to keep fares lower than expected. Cheaper for travel for Londoners in January!
But has the chancellor considered the potential impact on the existing Downing street felines? Politics cat be a dog-eat-cat world.
Let’s hope they never check their @ replies.
Barack Obama kept calling George Osborne “Jeffrey” in his G8 speech. The internet wasn’t going to let that one pass.
Chancellor tweets: “May the force be with us.”
The Chancellor wept during Margaret Thatcher’s funeral. Twitter responded.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has started tweeting ahead of his Budget announcement. And everyone is determined to give him a warm welcome.