Osborne told the Financial Times it was time to "make the most of the hand we've been dealt."
Nigel Farage resigns as head of the U.K. Independence Party after Brexit vote →
Osborne, who argued during the campaign that Britain should stay in the EU, had estimated that a vote to leave would hurt public finances to the tune of 30 billion pounds.
Michael Gove, British PM hopeful, says no EU exit talks this year →