It also led to a complaint from Labour over whether the ministerial code has been breached.
Mr Osborne, Chancellor between 20, has registered a series of other jobs since leaving the Treasury, including a contract with the investment company Blackrock appointment was announced on Friday, Mr Osborne said: “I am proud to be a Conservative MP, but as editor and leader of a team of dedicated and independent journalists, our only interest will be to give a voice to all Londoners.
In a quarter of a century, only in 1968 had no-one been designated as 'Promising' although it could conceivably be argued that Alan Bennett's Special Award was a reasonable substitute for this category." The Special Awards process came to a climax in 2004 when, in the 50th anniversary year, the category was used to signal peaks of accomplishment by the National Theatre (an institution), Harold Pinter (a playwright) and Dame Judi Dench (a performer).
The Patricia Rothermere Award, presented biennially from 1999 to 2005 recognised those who had given outstanding support to young actors.
Mr Osborne will take up his new role in early May, editing the paper an average of four days a week while continuing to represent the constituency of Tatton.
The new editor said he was “thrilled”, while proprietor Evgeny Lebedev, also owner of But critics claimed the move raised fresh questions over existing parliamentary systems for preventing conflicts of interest, and cast doubt on whether he could continue as an MP.
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