George Osborne To Edit The Evening Standard : What’s Being Said

George Osborne today announced his plan to take over running the London Evening Standard – whilst still serving as an MP

His plans are already causing a stink from MPs and journalists – they don’t think it’s right for him to be an MP, and a huge newspaper editor.

Here’s what’s being said online right now:

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(Patrick Wintour is the Guardian Diplomatic Editor)

 

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(Ian Katz is the editor of BBC Newsnight)

 

screen-shot-2017-03-17-at-14-40-59(Jan Merrick is former political editor for major newspapers including The Telegraph and The Times)

 

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(Isabel Oakshott is a political journalist and commentator for the BBC and Sky News)