As it happened: Monday at conference

Key points

  • George Osborne has ruled out tax cuts for now in his big speech on the economy
  • The chancellor also says £805m will be made available to help freeze council tax bills in England for another year
  • Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith promises to fight moves from Brussels to "open our doors to benefit tourists"
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