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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.

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Osborne to make claimants work for their benefits

One of George Osborne's main conference pledges was a plan to make sure the long-term unemployed work for their benefits.

Claimants will lose their money if they do not join work placements, enrol in training courses or make daily visits to a job centre.

ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports from the Manchester suburb of Wythenshaw:

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