It’s been a busy day for George Osborne.
Britain started the day with a backdated bill to the European Union, Britain ended the day with a backdated bill to the European Union. The British taxpayer wasn’t a penny better off after George’s big day out to Brussels (more details here and here).
He needn’t have turned up, but he did. And nothing changed.
Using his own criteria for what constitutes a victory, he will have had many today.
Here are some other things George Osborne is likely to have achieved in Brussels…
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Your 30-second guide to the 2014 Budget.