The Conservatives have to "win the trust of the British people" if they are going to remain in power after the 2015 General Election, David Cameron has said.
Speaking after a Daybreak poll showed over half of voters no longer trusted him, the Prime Minister defended his record in Government, saying the Coalition had made difficult but necessary cuts.
However, he also admitted the austerity programme "had not been easy for people".
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