Why is Osborne adamant on a budget surplus?

I’ve just finished reading Malcolm Sawyer’s take on budgets surpluses (Malcolm Sawyer – Budget 2015 The budget surplus¬†– see image for his basic objections) which leads be to write the following post, questioning whether budget surpluses are as positive as Osborne would have the public believe. A¬†government’s fiscal situation and that of an individual, or Read more about Why is Osborne adamant on a budget surplus?[…]