George Osborne at Tory conference
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George Osborne on benefit cap and youth unemployment

George Osborne said he would "abolish long-term youth unemployment altogether" when he announced a series of benefit changes, with the welfare cap falling to £23,000 a year,

The chancellor told the Tory conference that the changes would fund three million new apprentices which he claimed would offer the "keys of opportunity" to younger people.

BBC coverage of the Tory conference on Monday

BBC index: Party conferences 2014

  • 29 Sep 2014