The London mayor Boris Johnson has confirmed that members of the Armed Forces will be able to travel free on the Underground in London when in uniform.
Speaking at a rally on the fringes of the Tory conference, he said it was a token of thanks, but would also help to "bring down crime on our public services".
The Chancellor's surprise plan for swapping job rights for shares is praised as "innovative", but what does it mean for the average worker?
The Chancellor told the assembled delegates that they were still, "all in it together," and that he was right to cut the 50p tax rate.
The Government is to press ahead with plans to slash an extra £10 billion from the welfare budget by 2016-17, the Chancellor has said.