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UK's Osborne borrows from Labour policies with eye on Tory leadership

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivering his keynote address at the annual Conservative Party conference on Monday.


FINANCE minister George Osborne, making a pitch to become Britain's next prime minister, staked his claim to the political "centre ground" on Monday by saying his party was the only option for workers.

Appealing to people who traditionally vote for the left-wing