Budget 2013: Evening Standard apologises for scooping Chancellor

clock

The Evening Standard has apologised to the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne after an image of its front page, meant to be released later today, revealed details of the Budget ahead of Osborne's speech.

An image of the front page was been posted on Twitter while the Chancellor was giving his speech. It revealed details of the Budget, including a 1p cut in the price of a pint, and the scrapping of a planned...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Pensions

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the industry
  • Receive our in-depth monthly magazine in either print or digital format
  • Access our Sustainable Investment Hub covering news and opinion from thought leaders in the ESG space
  • Receive important and breaking news stories selected by the Editors in our daily newsletter
  • Hear from industry experts and other forward-thinking leaders
  • Receive a monthly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts and a feature from the magazine in advance of its release date

Join now

 

Already a Professional Pensions member?

Login

More on Appointments

People Moves: TISA and Goldman Sachs AM

People Moves: TISA and Goldman Sachs AM

TISA CEO steps down and Goldman Sachs AM hires WTW’s Ed Francis

PP Online
clock 20 January 2022 • 1 min read
Outgoing FCA executive director of supervision  investment, wholesale and specialist Megan Butler

FCA's Megan Butler to step down from exec role

Butler set to depart in the spring and be replaced by Emily Shepperd

Pedro Gonçalves
clock 06 December 2021 • 1 min read
Former Willis president and Axa CEO named chair of Nest

Former Willis president and Axa CEO named chair of Nest

Brendan McCafferty takes on the role in February for a five-year term

James Phillips
clock 03 December 2021 • 3 min read
Trustpilot