The Prime Minister insisted the coalition would stick to its economic strategy "because there is no alternative that can secure our country's future."
He gave his speech on the economy during a visit to Keighley engineering firm Cinetic Landis.
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Cold with scattered wintry showers overnight and on Monday.
Weather forecast for the Calendar region with Kerrie Gosney
Cold air from Canada will turn showers wintry overnight into Monday morning. Snow could settle over higher routes. Icy patches possible.