Johnson calls for more help for 'struggling middle'

In an article for The Daily Telegraph, London Mayor, Boris Johnson has called for more help for the "struggling middle" - working families with incomes ranging from £30,000 to £64,000 - particularly regarding issues like housing.

They are not being helped, they are feeling utterly and understandably ignored. It is time to help them."

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Cameron signals further cuts

The Conservative Party's annual conference opened in Birmingham today. David Cameron ruled out the 'mansion tax' saying this 'not going to happen.' He also signalled that additional benefit cuts would be necessary to fight the deficit.