Let Greece be a lesson - Vote Tory! says George Osborne

Chancellor raises spectre of a vote for Labour being tantamount to backing Syriza’s ‘false hope’

The Mole

George Osborne says the Greek election of a left-wing anti-austerity government should be seen as a warning to British voters thinking of backing Ed Miliband in the UK general election because it could lead to economic chaos.

It might be stretching credulity to breaking point, but the Chancellor told Radio 4’s Today programme that there was a lesson to be learned from the Greek elections for voters in the British elections - to stick with the current Tory/Lib Dem Coalition economic policies.

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