George Osborne has said he was seeking "a responsible recovery to allow the Government to live within its means".
He adds that the Government "held our nerve" while critics were "proved comprehensively wrong".
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George Osborne has delivered his first upbeat assessment of the economy, although he cautioned that there’s still more work to do.
The Chancellor has chosen measures today that should shove the recovery along and make it a bit easier for some companies to do business.