David Cameron on UK's budget strategy
1 October 2013 Last updated at 17:21 BST
The Prime Minister David Cameron says government spending will target areas of need and rules out the threat of a cross the board spending freeze.
Speaking to the BBC's Political Editor Nick Robinson, the Conservative leader said strategic spending to help hard working people to buy their homes and pay their energy bills made sense as the UK headed towards an economic surplus.
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