The Conservative government won't seek to lower the unemployment rate by creating "artificial" public sector jobs, which ended up destroying employment as public spending spiraled out of control, says George Osborne.
"You end up with more people unemployed instead of less. Then the politicians who make these guarantees get into a panic. So unemployed people are pushed on to sickness benefits to hide the real numbers," he said.
More top news
Headteachers could strike in protest at government plans to force schools to become academies
Tonight it'll become dry and clear for most parts of Britain.
A rugby jersey dating back to 1894 is going under the hammer - and is expected to fetch up to £20,000 at auction.