Tories to focus benefit cuts on those out of work

One thing that is becoming clear from this conference is that the Tories are really going to concentrate on the difference between those in work and not earning very much and those out of work.

They feel that limiting people's benefits when they haven't worked is politically acceptable.

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Osborne's £10bn benefits cut

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 in his speech to the Conservative party conference.