A hesitant start to his speech at the Chatham House event, Challenges for the Global Economy, didn’t compromise the Chancellor’s written notes, but his delivery style proved wanting.
George Osborne’s 2011 Budget speech followed a centuries old tradition of Chancellors’ speeches to the House of Commons. This was a short but not surprising speech. It’s clear his public speaking is growing in confidence.
A speech by George Osborne at his Party’s Spring conference in Cardiff set out the achievements of the Coalition government and the economic task ahead.
WikiLeaks has given us an intriguing insight into how George Osborne was effectively barred from a conference speech in 2008 because Conservative party bosses thought his public speaking voice was too high-pitched.