Osborne eats a takeway as he finishes spending speech

The Chancellor tweeted that he was "putting final touches to the speech" Credit: Twitter/George Osborne

The Chancellor George Osborne has posted a picture on Twitter of him eating a takeaway as he put the "final touches" to his speech tomorrow on government spending for 2015.

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Osborne defends burger image

George Osborne has defended claims that his takeaway meal was a gourmet burger, after The Sun reported it was from the Byron chain. The Chancellor had tweeted the image of himself working late on his spending review speech eating a burger and chips.