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":
The Chancellor set out a tough new policy which will require future Tory governments to run an absolute surplus during periods of growth.
The costs will determine just how enthusiastic lenders are about jumping into the government's new scheme.
'Help to Work' sounds innocuous enough but it is a major gear change in the government's attempt to curb welfare costs.