Osborne: We are going to finish what we started

Chancellor George Osborne told the Conservative Party conference, "We are going to finish what we started".

He said there was "no feeling of a task completed or a victory won":

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Osborne's budget surplus pledge

The Chancellor has raised the possibility of tax cuts by vowing to keep cutting public spending to create a budget surplus in the next parliament. He also announced the long-term unemployed face earning their benefits through unpaid community work.