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.

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Miliband 'prefers locally-sourced Fine Burger Company'

Political blogger Guido Fawkes has dug up a photograph of Labour leader Ed Miliband at the Fine Burger Company, where a meal will set you back around £8.

The Chancellor George Osborne's decision to tweet a photo of himself tucking into a Byron burger has prompted other politicians to declare their burger establishment allegiances.

The blog also notes that Conservative MP Grant Schapps is a "man of the people" after being photographed eating at McDonald's.

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