Pictures of George Osborne in hi-vis jackets: a history

Pictures of George Osborne in hi-vis jackets: a history

Early December under the coalition government only means one thing: another financial statement to the Commons - and another opportunity to look at pictures of George Osborne in a hi-vis jacket.

And there are quite a few to choose from. In terms of timings, note the Autumn Statement is typically in December and the Budget is in March.

January 2011

George Osborne speaks to the media as he tours the factory floor during a visit to the Jaguar Land Rover plant in Solihull

November 2011

George Osborne during their visit to Network Rail's Thameslink construction site at Blackfriars

November 2011

Osborne visits the Riverlight construction site in central London

January 2013

Osborne talks to workers as he takes part in a tour of the train wheel manufacturers Lucchini UK, at Trafford Park in Manchester

February 2013

Osborne and Eastleigh by-election Conservative candidate Maria Hutchings wear high visibility jackets as they make a visit to the Prysmian Group factory

March 2013

Osborne with construction workers during a visit to the Berkeley Homes Royal Arsenal Riverside development in Woolwich

May 2013

Osborne and India's Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram (R) take a tour of the Pudding Mill Lane Crossrail construction site, in east London

September 2013

Osborne visits the Montrose Platform in the North Sea

October 2013

Osborne with Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture general manager Guo Liming (L) and EDF Energy CEO Vincent de Rivaz, as they walk past a nuclear reactor under construction at a nuclear power plant in Taishan, Guangdong

February 2014

Osborne tours the construction site of the new fourth platform at Manchester Airport Rail Station

February 2014

Osborne visits BSW Timber in Cargo near Carlisle, northwest England

February 2014 (still)

Osborne visits Haas-Tek

February 2014 (still, really)

Osborne meets employees of a British contractor at the construction site of the terminus for an express rail link

March 2014

Osborne looks on during a visit to the Tata Steel works in Port Talbot, Wales

June 2014

With David Cameron touring Manchester's Victoria Station

September 2014

Also with David Cameron in Manchester, this time at New Street station

October 2014

Osborne uses a nail gun during a visit to Rotunda Living, a manufacturer of wooden buildings

October 2014

Choosing a Christmas tree for Number 11 Downing Street

Enough to make you go..

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All pictures: Getty

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