The coalition is truly dead as George Osborne blocks the Lib Dems on Twitter

George Osborne has blocked the Liberal Democrats' press office from following him on Twitter.

Relations between the former coalition partners reportedly soured after Lib Dems mocked Osborne for posing over a printed copy of the budget… with a pen.

The move, perhaps unfairly, gathered some ridicule on social media.

In the aftermath however, the Lib Dem press office shared the news that it had been blocked by Osborne on Twitter.

In response to the jibe, Labour MP John Prescott admitted he was yet to be blocked by the chancellor of the exchequer.

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