UK economy is turning corner, George Osborne says
9 September 2013 Last updated at 22:37 BST
The UK economy is "turning a corner", Chancellor George Osborne has said in a speech in London.
Mr Osborne cited "tentative signs of a balanced, broad based and sustainable recovery", but stressed it was still the "early stages" and "plenty of risks" remained.
Mr Osborne said that recent months - which have seen more upbeat reports on the economy - had "decisively ended" questions about his economic policy.
Stephanie Flanders reports.