George Osborne at Tory conference
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Tory conference: Osborne speech on economy and welfare

Freezing benefits paid to people of working age for two years was the headline announcement of George Osborne's speech to the Tory party conference.

In his 35-minute speech, the chancellor also pledged to scrap the 55% cent tax rate on inherited pension funds, and address companies avoiding tax.

BBC coverage of the Tory conference on Monday

BBC index: Party conferences 2014

  • 29 Sep 2014
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